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Helping people to learn about nutrition

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses nutrition education. Topics covered include problems with nutrition education in the past, making nutrition education more effective, facts for nutrition education; ... More


Developing positive approaches to nutrition education and the prevention of child and adolescent obesity: First, do no harm

Jennifer A. O’Dea

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines the many important benefits of childhood nutrition, including the promotion of growth, development, immunity, brain function, dental health, resistance to adult diseases, and ... More


Nutrition for Developing Countries

Felicity Savage-King and Ann Burgess

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book covers the essential facts about nutrients, nutrient needs, foods, and meals. It explains how nutrition workers can help families with nutrition problems, how to treat malnourished ... More


Can Transfer Programs Be Made More Nutrition Sensitive?

Harold Alderman

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

As is commonly presented, nutritional status reflects the interplay of food consumption, access to health and sanitation, and nutrition knowledge and care practices. Social protection programs ... More


Nutritional Black-Boxing

Emily Yates-Doerr

in Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286818
eISBN:
9780520961906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286818.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 examines the social life of the public-health concept nutrición. It focuses on three sites in which educators teach basic nutrition principles: an elementary school, a rural health clinic, ... More


More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change

Garrett Broad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287440
eISBN:
9780520962569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287440.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The industrial food system has created a crisis in the United States that is characterized by abundant food for privileged citizens and “food deserts” for the historically marginalized. In response, ... More


Epilogue Moral Food and Modern Food

Helen Zoe Veit

in Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the Rise of Modern American Eating in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607702
eISBN:
9781469612751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607702.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how the war made basic nutrition literacy a distinguishing feature of American middle-class identity. A decade after the war, in the late 1920s, the leading home economist ... More


Weight of Obesity: Hunger and Global Health in Postwar Guatemala

Emily Yates-Doerr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286818
eISBN:
9780520961906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286818.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As death rates from heart attacks, strokes, and diabetes in Latin America escalate, global health interventions increasingly emphasize healthy eating, exercise, and weight loss. This book explores ... More


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