Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice

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CRC Press, May 11, 2007 - Medical - 576 pages
Nutrition plays a key role in many areas of public health such as pre-term delivery, cancer, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular and renal diseases. Government nutrition policy, therefore, bears a huge influence on the nation's biggest health concerns. There is a clear need for information on this topic that unarguably holds the key to the primar
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Nutrition in Public Health
1
Chapter 2 Preventing Disease or Promoting Health?
21
Chapter 3 The US Population Looking Forward from the Past
35
Chapter 4 Nutrition Epidemiology
63
Chapter 5 Food and Nutrition Surveys for Monitoring the Publics Health
91
Disparities and Programs to Reduce Them
119
Challenges and Solutions
159
Chapter 8 Special Populations
201
Chapter 11 Food and Nutrition Guidance
303
Chapter 12 Food and Nutrition Assessment of the Community
351
Chapter 13 Promoting Food Security
379
Chapter 14 Social Marketing and Other Mass Communication Techniques
431
Chapter 15 Food Safety and Defense
467
Chapter 16 Grants to Support Initiatives in Public Health Nutrition
505
Index
541
Back cover
553

Chapter 9 Cultural Competence
241
Chapter 10 Food and Nutrition Politics Policy and Legislation
267

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Jordana Dym is associate professor of history and director of Latin American studies at Skidmore College and the author of From Sovereign Villages to National States: City, State and Federation in Central America, 1759–1838. Karl Offen is associate professor of geography at the University of Oklahoma.

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