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Nutrition at School: Creating a Healthy Food Environment

Nicole Larson and Mary Story

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes nutritional concerns for youth, the impact of school nutrition programs, the current environment in schools, tools for assessing school nutrition environments, and model ... More


Population approaches to promote healthful eating behaviours

Simone A. French

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of the latest research on population-based interventions to promote healthful food choices. It begins by providing an overview of the theoretical models and ... More


The Obesity Epidemic

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

in Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses the data on obesity, healthy eating, and health by taking a closer look at the numbers behind the obesity epidemic. It explains the meaning of overweight and obesity by ... More


Food is a political issue

Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson

in Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.003.09
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the relationship between diet and health. Topics covered include food as a determinant of health, WHO/FAO recommendations for preventing chronic disease, designing a food ... More


Why We Eat: The Ancient Legacy

Elizabeth A. Williams

in Appetite and Its Discontents: Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226692999
eISBN:
9780226693187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693187.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 1 shows that, in Ancient conceptions of the body, the consumption and processing of food was of primary significance and that appetite was regarded as the surest guide to healthy eating. This ... More


Linking Education and Health to Support the Whole Child

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the bidirectional connection between education and health. The complex, bidirectional connection between education and health can foster opportunity, making it a key component ... More


Electronic Game Changers for the Obesity Crisis

Sandra L. Calvert, Bradley J. Bond, and Amanda E. Staiano

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the negative and positive effects of electronic games in relation to the childhood obesity crisis. More specifically, it considers how time spent playing electronic games may ... More


Subversive citizens: Power, agency and resistance in public services

Marian Barnes and David Prior (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422088
eISBN:
9781447303619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422088.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Many of the recent reforms in public services in the UK have been driven by the image of the ‘responsible citizen’ – the service user who not only has rights to receive services but also has ... More


Community mental health nursing care of a person with complex needs

Victoria Clarke and Walsh Andrew

in Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199547746
eISBN:
9780191917745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199547746.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter we will consider the care of a person living in the community with complex needs. In the past, the majority of people who suffered from severe and ... More


Managing Nutrition

Sue Green

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0035
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

This chapter addresses the essential nursing responsibility to ensure that adequate nutritional care is offered to all patients, whether in hospital or ... More


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