COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION, FIFTH EDITION introduces the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition and provides an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this book helps readers learn how to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public's nutrition and health status. The book also delivers the core material important to those who will be active in solving community nutritional and health problems, including program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment, and planning nutrition interventions.
Dr. Marie Boyle Struble is Adjunct Professor and former Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ, and is editor of the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition for The Haworth Press. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine and received her MS and PhD in Nutrition from Florida State University. She teaches in areas such as Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, and Nutrition Applications of Psychological and Sociological Issues. Marie Boyle Struble is the author of two successful texts, PERSONAL NUTRITION, coauthored with Sara Long, and COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH, coauthored with Dr. David Holben. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Public Health Association, and the Society for Nutrition Education.
Dr. David H. Holben is Associate Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Ohio University, Athens. He completed a BS in Dietetics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a dietetic internship at Detroit's Harper Hospital, an MA in Food Science and Nutrition/Food Service Management at Wayne State University, and both an MS and PhD in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University. Dr. Holben studies food access of individuals and families, especially as it is related to health. He is the author of numerous scholarly works related to food security and hunger and co-author of COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. Dr. Holben teaches courses in Community Nutrition, Introductory and Advanced Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy, and Research Methods. He is active within the American Dietetic Association at the national, state, and local levels.
1. Opportunities in Community Nutrition. 2. Assessing Community Resources. 3. Assessing the Target Population's Nutritional Status. 4. Program Planning for Success (Prof. Focus is Nutrition Care Process). 5. Principles of Epidemiology. 6. The Art and Science of Policy Making 7. A National Nutrition Agenda for the Public's Health 8. Addressing the Obesity Epidemic: An Issue for Public Health Policy. 9. Health Care Systems and Policy. Section Two Community Nutritionists in Action: Delivering Programs. 10. Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs. 11. Mothers and Infants: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 12. Children and Adolescents: Nutrition Issues, Services, and Programs. 13. Growing Older: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 14. World Hunger and Food Insecurity: Challenges and Opportunities. Section Three Community Nutritionists in Action: Guiding Nutrition Interventions. 15. Understanding and Achieving Behavior Change. 16. Gaining Cultural Competence in Community Nutrition. 17. Principles of Nutrition Education. 18. Marketing Nutrition and Health Promotion. 19. Managing Community Nutrition Programs. 20. Building Grantsmanship Skills. Appendixes. Appendix A: Nutrition Assessment and Screening. Appendix B: Complementary Nutrition and Health Therapies. Appendix C: The SMOG Readability Formula.