Community Nutrition: Applying Epidemiology to Contemporary Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - Medical - 601 pages
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This graduate-level community nutrition textbook presents community nutrition as a collaboration between the nutritional needs of a society and the practice of the profession. The text provides a conceptual framework for understanding the course of health and disease and matching community nutrition or applied nutrition epidemiology to the model.
 

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Contents

EpidemiologyThe Foundation of Community Nutrition
3
Types of Epidemiologic Studies
13
The Link between Eating Behavior
19
Appendix
25
Nutrition in the United States
28
The Food Guide Pyramid
34
Nationwide Food Consumption
44
Benefits and Disadvantages
50
Elements of Change
172
Healthy People 2000 Actions
179
PART IIPRIMARY PREVENTION OF DISEASE
185
FoodBorne Illness
187
Healthy Eating in Early LifeInfants and Preschoolers
207
Nutrition for SchoolAge Children
247
Adults and Their Nutritional Needs
308
Older Adults
350

Appendix
79
The Community Nutrition Professional
84
Working with Special Groups in a Complex Environment
113
Nutrition and HIV Infection
127
Vegetarianism
139
63
140
Appendix 4A
147
Appendix 4C
153
Nutrition Policy Health Care Reform and PopulationBased Change
158
Health Care Reform
159
Public Policy
165
PART IIISECONDARY AND TERTIARY PREVENTIONMANAGING DISEASE AND AWOIDING COMPLICATIONS
397
Coronary Heart Disease
399
Cancer
433
Diabetes Mellitus
462
Hypertension
487
Obesity
505
Debilitating DiseasesOsteoporosis Alcoholism Arthritis and Renal Disease
535
Single and Cluster Diseases
561
Index
589
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