Community Nutrition For Developing Countries
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📒Community Nutrition For Developing Countries ✍ Norman J. Temple
✏Community Nutrition for Developing Countries Book Summary : 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.
📒Nutrition For Developing Countries ✍ Felicity Savage King
✏Nutrition for Developing Countries Book Summary : Nutrition is an essential component of the work of all health and community workers, including those involved in humanitarian assistance, and yet it is often neglected in their basic training. Drawn from the experiences of an international editor team with extensive field experience, Nutrition for Developing Countries brings together the essential basics of nutrition in an easily accessible form which is accurate, up-to-date and practical, and suitable for a wide range of readers at different levels. The book covers the whole life cycle, including pregnancy, breastfeeding, complementary feeding, older children, adolescents, adults and the elderly, with an emphasis on the most vulnerable women and children. The fully revised and updated edition addresses both the long standing problems of undernutrition and malnutrition, and the growing epidemic of overnutrition and obesity, which are responsible for the rapid increase in non-communicable diseases of later life. Generously illustrated, Nutrition for Developing Countries explains in clear simple language, and practical detail, how nutrition workers can help families with nutrition problems, including many ideas for exercises for training nutrition workers.
📒Community Nutrition ✍ Nnakwe
✏Community Nutrition Book Summary : 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.
📒Nutrition In Children In Developing Countries ✍ Panna Choudhary
✏Nutrition in Children in Developing Countries Book Summary : This publication provides comprehensive ?state-of-the-art? information on the subject pertinent to developing countries, particularly India. Besides serving as a textbook, this volume is also intended to provide practical guidelines for day-to-day nutrition-related problems; serve as reference material for researchers, help provide practical leads to planners and sensitize the reader to ongoing National Nutrition Programmes.
✏The Importance of Women s Status for Child Nutrition in Developing Countries Book Summary : Until recently the role of women's social status in determining their children's nutritional health went largely unnoticed. That is, until researchers began to ponder the Asian Enigma- the question of why malnutrition is much more prevalent among children in South Asia than in Sub-Saharan Africa, even though South Asia surpasses Sub-Saharan Africa in most of the principal determinants of child nutrition. This report uses data from 36 countries in three developing regions to establish empirically that women's status, defined as women's power relative to men's, is an important determinant of children's nutritional status. It finds that the pathways through which status influences child nutrition and the strength of that influence differ considerably from one region to another. Where women's status is low, this research proves unequivocally that policies to eradicate gender discrimination not only benefit women but also their children.
📒Community Nutrition Planning Health Promotion And Disease Prevention ✍ Illinois State University Nweze Nnakwe
✏Community Nutrition Planning Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Book Summary : Thoroughly revised and updated, Community Nutrition: Planning Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Second Edition provides students with the knowledge, skills, tools, and evidence-based approaches that they need to promote health and prevent diseases. The Second Edition provides pertinent statistics on the national health objectives for 2010 and discusses traditional concepts as well as current and emerging nutrition issues. Real-world examples throughout the text explain nutritional concepts and present the reader with an application of these important topics. Instead of presenting the business and hospital-based care perspective used by most other books in this area, this text focuses on public health and community-based care. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1 provides an overview of community and public health nutrition landscapes, and lays the foundation for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Part II focuses on the knowledge and intervention skills needed to promote health and prevent disease throughout the life cycle. Part III focuses on the skills, knowledge, and tools community nutritionists need to design effective nutrition and health promotion programs. New to the Second Edition: Public and Community Health Objectives including Canadian, U.S., and World Health Promotion Objectives Healthy People 2020 and the Healthy People 2010 Progress Report The Nutrition Care Process approved for the profession of nutrition and dietetics practice Mapping tools in community assessment Nutrition Care Process Evidence-Based Practice
📒Community Nutrition In Action An Entrepreneurial Approach ✍ Marie A. Boyle
✏Community Nutrition in Action An Entrepreneurial Approach Book Summary : 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.
📒Public Health Nutrition ✍ Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein
✏Author : Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein
✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
✏Release Date : 2014-03-01
✏Pages : 450
✏ISBN : 9781449692056
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏Public Health Nutrition Book Summary : Issues related to nutrition are among the most pressing public health concerns in modern times. Worldwide, nearly 1 billion individuals are undernourished, with over a billion more individuals deficient in protein or one or more essential micronutrients. Malnutrition plays a role in in more than half of all childhood deaths. Effects of malnutrition include mortality, decreased economic productivity, morbidities, such as blindness and stunting, and development of chronic diseases. Conversely, overnutrition has emerged as current and growing threat to the world's health. Two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and 35 percent of the world's population are overweight. Two-thirds of the world's population living in countries where more people die from overnutrition than undernutrition. Chronic diseases are similarly of concern, with heart disease, cancer, and other diet-related chronic diseases among the leading causes of death in the world. This book is a comprehensive introduction to Public Health Nutrition, andhas a unique balance, focusing on the health of communities and nations, and presenting the most significant public health nutrition problems and solutions worldwide. It presents key concepts in public health nutrition and presents case studies from the United States and world, and from across all life stages, to illustrate these concepts. Designed for MPH programs, this book will prepare students to become successful global public health professionals, with a clear understanding of the critical need for public health nutrition programs around the globe. Unlike other texts of its kind, Public Health Nutrition: Principles and Practice for Community and Global Health includes a unique explanation of nutritional science as it relates to public health. Readers will come away with a solid understanding of nutrition and public health infrastructure, enabling them to be more effective in improving public health nutrition. With 24 chapters divided into 6 parts, this book covers: Part 1: Nutrition around the World Part 2: Policy and Public Health Nutrition Part 3: Hunger and Malnutrition Part 4: Maternal and Child Nutrition Part 5: Nutritional Scenes in Developing Nations Part 6: Nutrition and the Environment Key Features: A global focus ties in current topics from around the world with examples from the U.S., industrialized and developing nations in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Austalia. Each chapter opens with a case study presenting a public health nutrition problem and approach Provides in-depth examples, such as the school lunch programs in India and Japan, development of community-based health systems in Thailand, and breastfeeding promotion initiatives in Ghana"
📒Best Practices And Lessons Learned For Sustainable Community Nutrition Programming ✍ Kinday Samba Ndure
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📒Community Nutrition For Eastern Africa ✍ Ann Burgess
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