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

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Sari Edelstein
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 948 pages
'Nutrition in Public Health' provides an overview of current debates and research, and is suitable both for students and health professionals. In this updated edition, Edelstein introduces the history and accomplishments of the public health field and current practitioner challenges. Chapters include timely treatments of the health needs of baby boomers, the obesity epidemic, and security of the food supply against bioterriorism.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
6
Applying Nutrition Science to the Publics Health
17
Assessing and Intervening in the Communitys
81
Reaching Out to Those at Highest Nutritional Risk
113
Shaping the Policies that Affect the Publics Health
231
Policies
253
Promoting the Publics Nutritional Health
293
The Importance of Public Health Nutrition Programs
341
Managing the System
555
Managing Data
583
Managing Money
613
Mobilizing Personnel
631
Managing Public Health Nutrition Personnel
659
Leveraging Nutrition Education through the Public
691
Surviving in a Competitive World
715
Marketing Nutrition Programs and Services
731

Assuring Nutrition Services
375
Providing Nutrition Services in Public Health
391
Identification of Wellness Needs
413
Maintaining Nutrition and Food Service Standards
423
Protecting the Publics Nutritional Health
435
Securing Adequate Food for the Public
491
Security of the Food Supply and Bioterrorism
519
Earning Administrative Support
757
Striving for Excellence and Envisioning the Future
767
APPENDICES
779
Guidelines for Community Nutrition Supervised
839
APPENDIX E Helpful Nutrition Websites
907
APPENDIX H Learning Activities
917
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