Nutrition In Public Health

Jones & Bartlett Learning

Thoroughly revised and updated, Nutrition in Public Health explores the complex, multifaceted array of programs and services that exist in the United States today that are dedicated to bettering population health through improved nutrition. The Fourth Edition explores the subject by first considering how nutrition fits into public health and then by examining policymaking, assessment and intervention methods, special populations, food security, and program management.

Features and Benefits
NEW - Includes a new chapter on Grantwriting
NEW - New Case Studies, added to each chapter, help reinforce key concepts an apply them to real-world scenarios
UPDATED - An updated chapter flow better alligns to course offerings
Learning Objectives establish the chapter’s desired outcomes to the reader
Issues for Discussion questions allow readers to apply what has been learned in each chapter and assess their understanding of the content
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Chapter 1 Applying Nutrition Science to the Public's Health
Chapter 2 Nutritional Epidemiology: An Introduction
Chapter 3 Creating Public Policy and Advocating for Nutrition Policies
Chapter 4 Role of the Federal Agencies in Public Health Nutrition
Chapter 5 Community Needs Assessment
Chapter 6 Planning and Evaluating Nutrition Services for the Community
Chapter 7 Serving Those at Highest Nutritional Risk
Chapter 8 Intervening to Change the Public's Eating Behavior
Chapter 9 Growing a Healthier Nation: Maternal, Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition with an Emphasis on Childhood Overweight
Chapter 10 Importance of Public Health Nutrition Programs in Preventing Disease and Promoting Adult Health
Chapter 11 Promoting Older Adult Nutrition
Chapter 12 Providing Nutrition Services in Public Health Primary Care
Chapter 13 Food Security and Adequate Food Access for the Public
Chapter 14 Safeguarding the Food Supply and Securing the Food Supply
Chapter 15 Grant Writing in Public Health Nutrition
Chapter 16 Staffing, Managing, and Leading Public Health Nutrition Personnel
Chapter 17 Leveraging Nutrition Education through the Public Health Team
Chapter 18 Networking for Nutrition and Earning Administrative Support
Chapter 19 Marketing Nutrition Programs and Services
Chapter 20 Striving for Excellence and Envisioning the Future
Appendix A Helpful Nutrition Web Sites
Appendix B State Health Department Web Sites
Appendix C Comprehensive Case Studies
Appendix D List of Abbreviations

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