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COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION, SIXTH 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Marie Boyle
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-07-19
File: 792 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285401218

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COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION incorporates an entrepreneurial approach to community nutrition. Successful practitioners in community nutrition have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. The text encourages students to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public's nutrition and health status. The text also delivers the core material important to students who will be active in solving the nutritional and health problems, public health policy, program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment and planning nutrition interventions.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Marie Ann Boyle
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Release: 2003
File: 655 Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924094803610

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COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Marie A. Boyle
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2016-04-11
File: 792 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305637993

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Nutrition textbooks used by universities and colleges in developing countries have very often been written by scholars who live and work in North America or the United Kingdom. And while the research and information they present is sound, the nutrition-related health challenges with which developing countries must grapple differ considerably from those found in highly industrialized Western nations. The primary aim of Community Nutrition for Developing Countries is to provide a book that meets the needs of nutritionists and other health professionals living and working in developing countries. Written by both scholars and practitioners, the volume draws on their wealth of knowledge, experience, and understanding of nutrition in developing countries to provide nutrition professionals with all the information they require. Each chapter addresses a specific nutrition challenge currently faced by developing countries such as food security, food safety, disease prevention, maternal health, and effective nutrition policy. In addition, the volume serves as an invaluable resource for those developing and implementing nutrition education programmes. With an emphasis on nutritional education as a means to prevent disease and effectively manage health disorders, it is the hope of the nearly three dozen contributors to this work that it will enhance the health and well-being of low-income populations throughout the world.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Norman J. Temple
Publisher: Athabasca University Press and UNISA Press
Release: 2016-03-31
File: 509 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781927356111

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Current, comprehensive, and redesigned, longtime best seller ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, couples its signature quality content with a new, more accessible presentation for students--and stronger support for instructors. With a new design and an updated, user-friendly art program, this respected market leader is packed with relevant examples, illustrations, applications, tables, and figures to emphasize key concepts for students. The text continues to set the standard through the authors’ ability to clearly and accurately explain even the most complex metabolic processes and concepts. It remains the only book in the market written for the undergraduate student, and it stays at that level consistently. With thorough, detailed coverage, the text provides a sophisticated understanding of digestion, absorption, and metabolism of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. It covers the biochemistry of vitamins, minerals, and energy nutrients. It also examines the structure and function of water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins and their regulatory role in metabolism, looks at electrolyte and fluid balance, and covers the role of nutrition in the development or exacerbation of chronic disease. In addition to more student accessibility, the new edition includes stronger instructor support. The Multimedia Manager Instructor’s Resource CD-ROM includes a PowerPoint package redesigned to be a more useful teaching tool. With ADVANCED NUTRITION AND HUMAN METABOLISM, 5e, your students will be well prepared as they continue their journey in the field of nutrition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Sareen Gropper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2008-02-14
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780495116578

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The most respected nutrition text for more than 50 years, Krause's Food & the Nutrition Care Process delivers comprehensive and up-to-date information from respected educators and practitioners in the field. The latest recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, new and expanded chapters, and a large variety of tables, boxes, and pathophysiology algorithms provide need-to-know information with ease, making this text perfect for use in class or everyday practice. Clear, logical organization details each step of complete nutritional care from assessment to therapy. UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms clarify the illness process and to ensure more effective care. New Directions boxes reflect the latest research in emerging areas in nutrition therapy. Focus On boxes provide additional detail on key chapter concepts. Clinical Insight boxes and Clinical Scenarios with detailed Sample Nutrition Diagnosis statements help ensure the most accurate and effective interventions in practice. Key terms listed at the beginning of each chapter and bolded within the text provide quick access to important nutrition terminology. More than 1,000 self-assessment questions on a companion Evolve website reinforce key textbook content. Reorganized table of contents reinforces the Nutrition Care Process structure endorsed by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). New recommendations reflect a comprehensive approach to diet and nutrition that incorporates the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, the MyPyramid food guide, and the Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide recommendations. MNT for Thyroid Disorders chapter details important nutrition considerations for managing thyroid disorders. New calcium and vitamin D Dietary Recommended Intakes (DRIs) improve monitoring of nutrient intake. Expanded Nutrition in Aging chapter includes assessment and nutritional care guidelines for the growing elderly patient population. Growth grids for children detail proper patient nutrition during infancy and early childhood. Extensively revised MNT for Food Allergies chapter highlights the importance of food allergy management in clinical nutrition therapy. Updated appendices enhance assessment accuracy with the latest laboratory findings and normal values.

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Genre: Medical
Author: L. Kathleen Mahan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release: 2012
File: 1227 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781437722338

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Community Nutrition: Planning Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Third Edition provides students with the knowledge, skills, tools, and evidence-based approaches they need to assess, implement, and evaluate community-based nutrition interventions that promote health and prevent diseases.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Nnakwe
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2017-08-30
File: 582 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284108323

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Uses research to explain the nutritional foundations necessary for the growth, development, and normal functioning of individuals in each stage of the life span. This book presents research in eating disorders, heart disease, diabetes, and many other topics.

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Genre: Aging
Author: Judith E. Brown
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2008
File: 517 Pages
ISBN-13: 0495116548

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Genre: Children
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1996
File: 212 Pages
ISBN-13: MINN:31951D02480518W

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This graduate-level community nutrition textbook presents 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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Genre: Medical
Author: Gail C. Frank
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2008
File: 936 Pages
ISBN-13: 0763730629

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