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Index page for: Nutrition in Public Health: Principles, Policies, and Practice

Table of Contents Nutrition in Public HealthPublic Health Nutrition in Public HealthPublic Health Nutrition Community Nutrition Government's Role in Nutrition in Public Health Nutrition in Public Health - the BookPreventing Disease or Promoting Health? Introduction Brief Review of the History of Public HealthDisease Prevention Current Health Behaviors of the U.S. Adult PopulationDisease PromotionHistory of Health Promotion Health Promotion in its Current Incarnation Public Policy Health Promotion and Universal Health Care Role of the Individual in Public Health A New Definition of Public Health's Role The U.S. Population - Looking Forward from the Past IntroductionMinority Populations, Immigration, and Migration The U.S. Census Bureau Census Information Online U.S. Population Projections to 2050Nutritional EpidemiologyStudy Designs in Nutritional EpidemiologyObservationTechnical SupportFood and Nutrition Surveys for Monitoring the Public's HealthNational Center for Health Statistics Nutrition Monitoring Activities by USDA Prevalence of Diet-Related Chronic Disease: Disparities and Programs to Reduce Them The Leading Diet-Related Chronic DiseasesDepartment of Health and Human Services (HHS) Overweight and ObesityDiabetes Diabetes in ChildrenCardiovascular Disease (CVD) Cancer Weight Control: Challenges and SolutionsDefining Overweight and ObesityPrevalence SurveysChildren The Impact on Public Health The Costs of Overweight and ObesityThe Global Picture The Nutrition Transition and its Repercussions Environmental Determinants of Overweight and ObesityU.S. Agricultural Policies Advertising Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity Food Insecurity, Energy Density, and Weight The Food Environment Obesity Prevention Special Populations IntroductionBreastfeeding Mothers and Breastfeeding InfantsHIV/AIDSPrison Inmates Cultural CompetenceWhat is Cultural Competence? Why is Cultural Competence Important? Current and Projected Demographic Changes in the U.SLegislative, Regulatory, and Accreditation Mandates Nutrition Staff Development Foodways of the Major Ethnic/Racial Groups in the U.S. Food and Nutrition Politics, Policy, and Legislation Making Policy Types of Food and Nutrition Policy U.S. Farm Policy and Health Taking Action Food and Nutrition GuidanceHistory of Federal Food and Nutrition Guidance Current Federal Food, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Guidance Disease Prevention Guidance from Federal and Voluntary Health Organizations Food and Nutrition Assessment of the Community Community Assessment Conducting an Assessment Geographic Information SystemsPromoting Food Security Parsing Food SecurityPoverty in the U.S. Nutrition and Health Characteristics of Low-income Populations Hunger and Food Insecurity in the U.SNutrition Assistance ProgramsNongovernment, Nonprofit OrganizationsSocial Marketing and Other Mass Communication Techniques Social Marketing Tailored Health CommunicationFood Safety and Defense Safety, Wholesomeness, and LabelingStates and TerritoriesCritique of the Food Safety Regulatory Apparatus Epidemiology Prevention Surveillance SystemsNumbers of Outbreaks and CasesEmergency ManagementBioterroism Disaster Response Grants to Support Initiatives in Public Health NutritionFunding SourcesGrant Application MechanismsGrant Applications