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Community Nutrition in Action : An Entrepreneurial Approach,9780495559016
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Community Nutrition in Action : An Entrepreneurial Approach

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Brooks Cole

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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 7/15/2009.
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COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION, FIFTH EDITION introduces the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition and provides an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this book helps readers learn how to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public's nutrition and health status. The book also delivers the core material important to those who will be active in solving community nutritional and health problems, including program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment, and planning nutrition interventions.

Table of Contents

Opportunities in Community Nutrition
Assessing Community Resources
Assessing the Target Population's Nutritional Status
Program Planning for Success (Prof. Focus is Nutrition Care Process)
Principles of Epidemiology
The Art and Science of Policy Making
A National Nutrition Agenda for the Public's Health
Addressing the Obesity Epidemic: An Issue for Public Health Policy
Health Care Systems and Policy
Section Two Community Nutritionists in Action: Delivering Programs
Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs
Mothers and Infants: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs
Children and Adolescents: Nutrition Issues, Services, and Programs
Growing Older: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs
World Hunger and Food Insecurity: Challenges and Opportunities
Section Three Community Nutritionists in Action: Guiding Nutrition Interventions
Understanding and Achieving Behavior Change
Gaining Cultural Competence in Community Nutrition
Principles of Nutrition Education
Marketing Nutrition and Health Promotion
Managing Community Nutrition Programs
Building Grantsmanship Skills
Nutrition Assessment and Screening
Complementary Nutrition and Health Therapies
The SMOG Readability Formula
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