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Public Health Nutrition

ISBN-10: 1449692044

ISBN-13: 9781449692049

Edition: 2015

Authors: Natalie Stein

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Issues related to nutrition are among the most pressing public health concerns in modern times. Worldwide, malnutrition affects nearly 1 billion individuals, or more than one in seven people. Many Protein-energy malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies play roles in more than half of all childhood deaths. Effects of malnutrition include mortality, decreased economic productivity, morbidities, such as blindness and stunting, and development of chronic diseases.With a unique focus on Global Health, this book is a comprehensive introduction to Public Health Nutrition. Designed for MPH programs, this book will prepare students to become successful global public health professionals, with a clear understanding of the critical need for public health nutrition programs around the globe.Unlike other texts of its kind, Public Health Nutrition: Principles and Practice for Community and Global Health offers a unique focus on nutrients. Readers will come away with a solid understanding of the specific roles of nutrients including macronutrients and the most relevant micronutrients enabling them to be more effective in improving public health nutrition. With 19 chapters divided into 6 parts, this book covers:Part 1: Nutrition around the WorldPart 2: Policy and Public Health NutritionPart 3: Hunger and MalnutritionPart 4: Maternal and Child Nutrition Part 5: Nutritional Scenes in Developing NationsPart 6: Nutrition and the Environment
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Book details

List price: $119.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 3/27/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English