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COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION incorporates an entrepreneurial approach to community nutrition. Successful practitioners in community nutrition have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. The text encourages students to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public's nutrition and health status. The text also delivers the core material important to students who will be active in solving the nutritional and health problems, public health policy, program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment and planning nutrition interventions.
Section I: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY. 1. Opportunities in Community Nutrition. 2. Gaining Cultural Competence in Community Nutrition. 3. A National Nutrition Agenda for the Public's Health. 4. Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs. 5. The Art and Science of Policy Making. 6. The Reality of Health Care. 7. Principles of Epidemiology. Section II: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: DELIVERING PROGRAMS. 8. Mothers and Infants: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 9. Children and Adolescents: Nutrition Issues, Services and Programs. 10. Growing Older: Nutrition Issues, Services and Programs. 11. Nurturing Global Awareness: Community Nutrition with an International Perspective. Section III: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: ASSESSING AND PLANNING NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS. 12. Assessing Community Resources. 13. Assessing the Target Population's Nutritional Status. 14. Program Planning for Success. 15. Designing Community Nutrition Interventions. 16. Principles of Nutrition Education. 17. Marketing Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. 18. Managing Community Nutrition Programs. 19. The Art and Science of Finding and Managing Grants.