Public Health Nutrition (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
392
Utgivningsdatum
2004-11-01
Upplaga
1
Förlag
Blackwell Science Ltd
Medarbetare
Gibney, Michael J. (red.)
Illustrationer
110 illustrations
Dimensioner
241 x 190 x 25 mm
Vikt
900 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1650:Standard B&W 7.44 x 9.69 in or 246 x 189 mm (Crown 4vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780632056279
Public Health Nutrition (häftad)

Public Health Nutrition

Häftad Engelska, 2004-11-01
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As an academic subject, nutrition has grown enormously in recent years and with it the need for specialist textbooks on the subject. In response to this need, a decision was taken by The Nutrition Society to produce a ground-breaking series of four textbooks, of which "Public Health Nutrition" is the third. The books in the series: provide students with the required scientific basis in nutrition, in the context of a systems and health approach, and enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition and to apply these throughout their training to foster critical thinking at all times. Each chapter identifies the key areas of knowledge that must be understood and also the key points of critical thought that must accompany the acquisition of this knowledge. They are fully peer reviewed to ensure completeness and clarity of content, as well as to ensure that each book takes a global perspective and is applicable for use by nutritionists and on nutrition courses throughout the world. "Public Health Nutrition" is an essential purchase for students majoring in nutrition and dietetics. Public health nutrition as a subject is growing immensely in importance, taking into account the real potential to reduce the burden of non-communicable chronic disease through diet. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, community health care and many related health care areas will all find much of great use within the book's covers. Libraries in all universities, medical schools and establishments teaching and researching in these subject areas should have several copies on their shelves. Other books in the nutrition society text book series include "Introduction to Human Nutrition" - ISBN 063205624X, "Nutrition & Metabolism" - ISBN 0632056258, and "Clinical Nutrition" - ISBN 0632056266.
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1. An Overview of Public Health Nutrition; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Organization of the book; 1.3 Definitions used in public health; 1.4 What are the key public health problems?; 1.5 Food and nutrition policy; 1.6 The public health nutrition cycle; 1.7 Step 1: Identify key nutrition-related problems; 1.8 Step 2: Set goals and broad aims; 1.9 Step 3: Define objectives; 1.10 Step 4: Create quantitative targets; 1.11 Step 5: Develop nutritional programs; 1.12 Step 6: Implementation. Step 7 Evaluation; Further reading; 2 Nutritional Epidemiology; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Types of study; 2.3 Study design: sampling, study size and power; 2.4 Measuring exposure; 2.5 Measuring outcomes; 2.6 Measuring diet-disease (exposure-outcome) associations; 2.7 Interpretation of associations; 2.8 Expressing results from nutritional epidemiological studies; 2.9 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 3 Assessment of Nutritional Status in Individuals and Populations; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Dietary assessment; 3.3 Biomarkers as measures for the assessment of nutritional status; 3.4 Anthropometric and other clinical measures; 3.5 Errors in methods of assessment of nutritional status; 3.6 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 4 Assessment of physical activity; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Definition of commonly used terms; 4.3 Dimensions of physical activity; 4.4 reliability and validity of physical activity assessment instruments; 4.5 Physical activity assessment methods; 4.6 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 5 Public Health Nutrition Strategies for Intervention at the Ecological Level; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Definition of the ecological approach; 5.3 Individual versus ecological approaches; 5.4 Key principles in the ecological approach; 5.5 Intervention; 5.6 Advantages and disadvantages of this approach; 5.7 Guidelines for using the ecological approach to design nutrition interventions; 5.8 Ethical issues to consider; 5.9 Ecological interventions to change eating habits; 5.10 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 6 Public Health Nutrition Strategies for Intervention at the Individual Level; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Interventions of supplementary feeding, foods or nutrients; 6.3 Changing Behaviour without giving foods; 6.4 Evaluation of programs and interventions; 6.5 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 7 Dietary Guidelines; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Overview of dietary recommendations; 7.3 Quantitative dietary guidelines; 7.4 Qualitative Dietary Guidelines; 7.5 Steps involved in devising food-based dietary guidelines; 7.6 Visual presentations of food guides related to dietary guidelines; 7.7 Perspectives on the future directions; Further reading; 8 Food Choice; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 The study of food choice; 8.3 Population issues affecting food choice; 8.4 Individual issues affecting food choice; 8.5 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 9 Public Health Aspects of Onernutrition; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Macronutrients, excess energy intake and overweight; 9.3 Obesity as a determinant of mortality and morbidity; 9.4 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 10 Public Health Aspects of Undernutrition; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Definitions of undernutritiom; 10.3 Clinical syndromes of undernutrition; 10.4 Micronutrient deficiency: "hidden hunger" 10.5 Time trends and contemporary prevalences; 10.6 Etiology: determinants and conditioning factors for undernutrition; 10.7 Public health consequences of undernutrition; 10.8 Policy and programmatic issues in preventing undernutrition; 10.9 Policy and programmatic issues in reversing undernutrition; 10.10 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 11 Vitamin A Deficiency; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 Consequences of vitamin A deficiency; 11.3 Epidemiology; 11.4 Prevention and control; 11.5 Assessment of vitamin A status; 11.6 Monitoring and evaluation; 11.7 Perspectives on the future; Further reading; 12 Iodine and Iodine-deficiency Disorders; 12.1 Introduction; 12.2 Definition of