Community Nutrition: Applying Epidemiology to Contemporary Practice

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - 601 pages
This graduate-level community nutrition textbook presents community nutrition as a collaboration between the nutritional needs of a society and the practice of the profession. The text provides 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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Contents

EpidemiologyThe Foundation
3
Types of Epidemiologic Studies
13
The Link between Eating Behavior
19
Appendix
25
Nutrition in the United States
28
26
57
Appendix
79
The Community Nutrition Professional
84
Healthy Eating in Early LifeInfants and Preschoolers
207
Nutrition for SchoolAge Children
247
181
294
Adults and Their Nutritional Needs
308
Older Adults
350
PART III SECONDARY AND TERTIARY PREVENTIONMANAGING
397
Cancer
433
Diabetes Mellitus
462

Working with Special Groups in a Complex Environment
113
Nutrition and HIV Infection
127
Vegetarianism
139
Appendix
147
Nutrition Policy Health Care Reform and PopulationBased Change
158
Nutrition in
164
PART IIPRIMARY PREVENTION OF DISEASE
185
Hypertension
487
Obesity
505
Debilitating DiseasesOsteoporosis Alcoholism Arthritis
535
Single and Cluster Diseases
561
Index
589
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