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

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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: 9/15/2005
  • Edition description: 2E
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 948
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface : what is public health nutrition?
Ch. 1 Understanding the role of nutrition in public health service 3
Ch. 2 Applying nutrition science to the public's health 17
Ch. 3 Community needs assessment 83
Ch. 4 Reaching out to those at highest nutritional risk 113
Ch. 5 Addressing overweight in children : a public health perspective 139
Ch. 6 Intervening to change the public's eating behavior 191
Ch. 7 Creating public policy 233
Ch. 8 Advocating and influencing health and nutrition policies 253
Ch. 9 The role of the USDA in public health nutrition 267
Ch. 10 Growing a healthier nation : maternal, infant, child, and adolescent nutrition 295
Ch. 11 The importance of public health nutrition programs in preventing disease and promoting adult health 341
Ch. 12 Assuring nutrition services for older adults 375
Ch. 13 Providing nutrition services in public health primary care 391
Ch. 14 The baby boomers : identification of wellness needs 413
Ch. 15 Maintaining nutrition and food service standards in group care 423
Ch. 16 Safeguarding the food supply 437
Ch. 17 Securing adequate food for the public 491
Ch. 18 Security of the food supply and bioterrorism preparedness 519
Ch. 19 Planning and evaluating nutrition services for the community 557
Ch. 20 Managing data 583
Ch. 21 Managing money 613
Ch. 22 Staffing public health nutrition programs and services 633
Ch. 23 Managing public health nutrition personnel 659
Ch. 24 Leveraging nutrition education through the public health team 691
Ch. 25 Networking for nutrition 717
Ch. 26 Marketing nutrition programs and services 731
Ch. 27 Earning administrative support 757
Ch. 28 Striving for excellence and envisioning the future 767
App Public Health nutrition : a historical perspective 779
App Position of the American Dietetic Association : providing nutrition services for infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities and special health care needs 795
App Position of the American Dietetic Association : the role of dietetics professionals in health promotion and disease prevention 819
App Guidelines for community nutrition supervised experiences, 2nd edition 839
App Learning activities 917
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