Nutrition in Public Health: A Handbook for Developing Programs and Services / Edition 2

Nutrition in Public Health: A Handbook for Developing Programs and Services / Edition 2

by Sari Edelstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763783587

ISBN-13: 9780763783587

Pub. Date: 09/15/2005

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Despite A Wealth Of Recent Research Showing A Clear Link Between Health And Nutrition, The Nation Is Facing Rapidly Mounting Epidemics Of Obesity, Diabetes, And Heart Disease. As Such, Public Health Leaders And Nutritionists Are Increasingly Being Challenged To Launch Programs That Guide Public Behavior And Public Policy Towards Healthier Eating. Nutrition In

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Overview

Despite A Wealth Of Recent Research Showing A Clear Link Between Health And Nutrition, The Nation Is Facing Rapidly Mounting Epidemics Of Obesity, Diabetes, And Heart Disease. As Such, Public Health Leaders And Nutritionists Are Increasingly Being Challenged To Launch Programs That Guide Public Behavior And Public Policy Towards Healthier Eating. Nutrition In Public Health Provides The Knowledge And Tools That Nutritionists, Community Health Leaders, And Policymakers Need To Implement Effective Community Nutrition Programs And Services.

The Second Edition Has Been Thoroughly Updated To Provide You With The Most Up-To-Date Information On Assessing Community Nutrition Needs, Shaping Policies, Promoting Nutrition, Preparing For Bioterrorism, Mobilizing Personnel, And Much More. This Revision Also Features More In-Depth Information, Helpful Text Boxes, Relevant Appendices, As Well As A Student And Instructor Resources Such As Chapter-By-Chapter Powerpoint Slides, Testbank, Chapter Outlines, And Weblinks.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763783587
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
948
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface : what is public health nutrition?
Ch. 1Understanding the role of nutrition in public health service3
Ch. 2Applying nutrition science to the public's health17
Ch. 3Community needs assessment83
Ch. 4Reaching out to those at highest nutritional risk113
Ch. 5Addressing overweight in children : a public health perspective139
Ch. 6Intervening to change the public's eating behavior191
Ch. 7Creating public policy233
Ch. 8Advocating and influencing health and nutrition policies253
Ch. 9The role of the USDA in public health nutrition267
Ch. 10Growing a healthier nation : maternal, infant, child, and adolescent nutrition295
Ch. 11The importance of public health nutrition programs in preventing disease and promoting adult health341
Ch. 12Assuring nutrition services for older adults375
Ch. 13Providing nutrition services in public health primary care391
Ch. 14The baby boomers : identification of wellness needs413
Ch. 15Maintaining nutrition and food service standards in group care423
Ch. 16Safeguarding the food supply437
Ch. 17Securing adequate food for the public491
Ch. 18Security of the food supply and bioterrorism preparedness519
Ch. 19Planning and evaluating nutrition services for the community557
Ch. 20Managing data583
Ch. 21Managing money613
Ch. 22Staffing public health nutrition programs and services633
Ch. 23Managing public health nutrition personnel659
Ch. 24Leveraging nutrition education through the public health team691
Ch. 25Networking for nutrition717
Ch. 26Marketing nutrition programs and services731
Ch. 27Earning administrative support757
Ch. 28Striving for excellence and envisioning the future767
AppPublic Health nutrition : a historical perspective779
AppPosition of the American Dietetic Association : providing nutrition services for infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities and special health care needs795
AppPosition of the American Dietetic Association : the role of dietetics professionals in health promotion and disease prevention819
AppGuidelines for community nutrition supervised experiences, 2nd edition839
AppLearning activities917

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