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Nutritional education

Author: Ida R Laidyth
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Nutrition and diet research progress series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nutritional education programs have been implemented in the workplace and in schools in an effort to improve diet and lifestyle, and therefore, reduce the incidence of many chronic diseases linked to overweight and obesity including; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Providing age-appropriate, culturally sensitive instruction and materials were connected to the success of nutritional education programs.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ida R Laidyth
ISBN: 9781608760787 1608760782
OCLC Number: 429026452
Description: xiii, 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Exploring the views and experiences of participants in structured weight loss programmes / S. Visram and A. Crosland --
Nutrition education in the workplace: impact on diet and health / A.D. Hutchinson, B. Wilson and C. Wilson --
Nutrition education in school-based childhood and adolescent obesity prevention programs / Melinda J. Ickes and Manoj Sharma --
Human sexual dimorphism underlying gene-by-nutrient interaction / M.J. Mosher and M.H. Crawford --
Metabolic syndrome in children: promoting health, fitness and wellness in elementary school children / Millee Jorge and Daniel H. Riddick --
Information technology in tertiary level nutrition education / A. Wise --
School feeding programmes for improvement of school children's nutrition status and school attendance / Mary Walingo --
Maternal nutritional education before and during pregnancy / Hiroko Watanabe --
Nutrition and tuberculosis / Wing Wai Yew and Chi Chiu Leung --
Effectiveness of educational programs aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle for obesity prevention among children / A. Tripodi [and others].
Series Title: Nutrition and diet research progress series.
Responsibility: Ida R. Laidyth, editor.

Abstract:

"Nutritional education programs have been implemented in the workplace and in schools in an effort to improve diet and lifestyle, and therefore, reduce the incidence of many chronic diseases linked to overweight and obesity including; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Providing age-appropriate, culturally sensitive instruction and materials were connected to the success of nutritional education programs. This new and important book gathers the latest research from around the globe in the study of nutritional education and highlights such topics as: nutrition education in the workplace, metabolic syndrome in children, school feeding programs, maternal nutritional education during pregnancy, nutrition and tuberculosis, nutrition education in school-based childhood and adolescent programs, and others."--Publisher's description.
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