Each new print copy of Nutrition Education, Fourth Edition includes access to the Navigate Companion Website which includes worksheets in writable PDF format, practice quizzes, interactive flashcards, and interactive glossary.
The fourth edition of Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory, and Practice provides a straightforward, user-friendly model for designing effective nutrition education programs that address the personal and environmental factors affecting individuals' food choices and assists them in adopting healthy behaviors throughout their lifetime.
Built around the six-step DESIGN process, the Fourth Edition integrated research, theory, and practice and provides advice and direction on designing, implementing, and evaluating theory-based nutrition education.
This text is divided into three parts:
Part I describes the key elements of success for nutrition education, as well as the major theories that can be used in nutrition education intervention.
Part II features the six-step process for designing nutrition education, translating theory into concrete objectives and strategies that can be practically implemented. It includes worksheets and case studies to provide a clear illustration of each step.
Part III describes the nuts and bolts of implementing nutrition education, including information on leading groups, working with diverse populations, making presentations, and using media effectively.
Features and Benefits
•At the beginning of each chapter, an Overview and Chapter Outline help students anticipate what will be covered, and Learning Objectives improve retention of the material presented.
•Nutrition Education in Action features highlight concepts discussed in the chapter through examples of best practices and research culled from current education programs.
•Feature Boxes draw out important information for the reader, particularly about specific theories in practice.
•The Worksheets in Part II allow students and nutrition educators to develop their own programs using the DESIGN stepwise procedure.
•Case examples included throughout the text illustrate the use of each specific theory in practice. Furthermore, a case study introduced in Chapter 7, and followed throughout Part II, illustrates each step of the DESIGN procedure.
•Questions and Activities, at the end of each chapter, reinforce key concepts and references provide an opportunity for further study.
New to the Fourth Edition
•an increased focus on culture and cultural competency,
•expanded coverage of technology and media, including web- and app-based digital resources for the nutrition educator,
•modifications to the DESIGN worksheets to provide a more simplified format.