Public Health Nutrition

Public Health Nutrition

By: Michael J. Gibney (editor), Lenore Arab (editor), Barrie M. Margetts (editor), John Kearney (editor)Paperback

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In this second edition of third text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Public Health Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student.

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Michael J Gibney, Department of Clinical Medicine, The Nutrition Society, Trinity College, Ireland Barrie M Margetts, Institute of Human Nutrition, University of Southampton, UK John M Kearney, Department of Biological Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland Lenore Arab, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA


1. An overview of Public Health Nutrition. 2. Nutritional Epidemiology. 3. Assessment of Nutritional Status in Individuals and Populations. 4. Assessment of Physical Activity. 5. Public Health Nutrition Strategies for Intervention at the Ecological Level. 6. Public Health Nutrition Strategies for Intervention at the Individual Level. 7. Dietary Guidelines. 8. Food Choice. 9. Public Health Aspects of Overnutrition. 10. Public Health Aspects of Undernutrition. 11. Vitamin A Deficiency. 12. Iodine and Iodine-deficiency Disorders. 13. Iron-deficiency Anaemias. 14. Fear of Fatness and Fad Slimming Diets. 15. Nutrition and Child Development. 16. Infant Feeding. 17. Adverse Outcomes in Pregnancy: The Role of Folate and Related B-Vitamins. 18. Maternal Nutrition, Fetal Programming and Adult Chronic Disease. 19. Cardiovascular Disease. 20. Diabetes Mellitus. 21. Cancer and Diet. 22. Disease Prevention: Osteoporosis and Hip Fracture

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405168090
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781405168090
  • ISBN10: 1405168099

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