Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory & Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Aug 24, 2015 - Health & Fitness - 638 pages
The Third Edition of Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory, and Practice provides a simple, straightforward model for designing effective nutrition education programs that address the personal and environmental influences that affect individuals food choices and assist them in adopting healthy behaviors throughout their lifetime. Using a six-step process, this Third Edition integrates research, theory, and practice and provides advice and direction on designing, implementing, and evaluating theory-based nutrition education.
 

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Contents

Delivering Nutrition Education Effectively in Group
Important Exciting and Necessary
Consumer Bewilderment and Concern
Viewpoints on the Aims of Nutrition Education
Nutrition Education Effectiveness
Health Behavior WB
Nutrition Education Public Health Nutrition and Health
PersonRelated Determinants
Promoting Environmental Supports for Behavior Change
Deciding Behavior Change Goals of
Exploring Determinants of Intervention Behavior
Selecting Theory and Clarifying Intervention
Indicating Objectives Translating Behavioral
Generating Educational Plans A Focus
Action
Nail Down the Evaluation Plan

Social and Environmental Determinants
What Does All This Mean for Nutrition Educators?
Implications for Competencies and Skills Needed by Nutrition
Questions and Activities
Facilitating
Summary
Increasing Awareness and Enhancing Motivation
Facilitating the Ability to Change Behavior and Take
Using the DESIGN Procedure to Promote Environmental
DELIVERING
Settings
Media Supports and Other Channels for Nutrition
Working with Diverse Age Cultural and Literacy
Nutrition Educators as Change Agents in the Environment
Glossary
Index

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