Higher Education

Community Nutrition in Action: An Entrepreneurial Approach, 6th Edition

  • Marie A. Boyle College of St. Elizabeth
  • David H. Holben Ohio University, Athens
  • ISBN-10: 1111989680  |  ISBN-13: 9781111989682
  • 792 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2003
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $222.00
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About

Overview

COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION, SIXTH EDITION introduces the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition and provides an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this book helps readers learn how to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public's nutrition and health status. The book also delivers the core material important to those who will be active in solving community nutritional and health problems, including program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment, and planning nutrition interventions.

Features and Benefits

  • "Case Study" sections are included at the end of each chapter. Each includes a scenario and identifiable learning outcomes. Students are asked to complete a series of steps to reinforce this feature as a useful learning tool.
  • "Programs in Action" boxes spotlight successful community nutrition programs, covering such topics as HIV/AIDS, childhood obesity, behaviorally focused nutrition education programs for children, osteoporosis prevention for female athletes, and farm-to-school initiatives.
  • "Professional Focus" features address topics such as teamwork and leadership. This feature offers students information to enhance and apply their real-world skills.
  • Each chapter concludes with a Chapter Summary, Summary Questions, and Internet Resources to enable students to study, self-test, and further explore the chapter topics.
  • The textbook includes four-color endsheets displaying the new DRIs, MyPlate food guidance system, Body Mass Index table, and Key Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY.
1. Opportunities in Community Nutrition. 

2. Assessing Community Resources. 

3. Assessing the Target Population's Nutritional Status. 

4. Program Planning for Success.
5. Principles of Epidemiology. 

6. The Art and Science of Policy Making. 

7. A National Nutrition Agenda for the Public's Health. 

8. Addressing the Obesity Epidemic: An Issue for Public Health Policy. 

9. Health Care Systems and Policy. 

SECTION II: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: DELIVERING PROGRAMS. 

10. Food Insecurity and the Food Assistance Programs. 

11. Mothers and Infants: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 

12. Children and Adolescents: Nutrition Issues, Services, and Programs. 

13. Healthy Aging: Nutrition Assessment, Services, and Programs. 

14. World Hunger and Food Insecurity: Challenges and Opportunities.
SECTION III: COMMUNITY NUTRITIONISTS IN ACTION: PLANNING NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS. 

15. Understanding and Achieving Behavior Change. 

16. Gaining Cultural Competence in Community Nutrition. 

17. Principles of Nutrition Education. 

18. Marketing Nutrition and Health Promotion. 

19. Managing Community Nutrition Programs. 

20. Building Grantsmanship Skills. 

Appendix A: Nutrition Assessment and Screening. 

Appendix B: Complementary Nutrition and Health Therapies.
Appendix C: The SMOG Readability Formula.

What's New

  • NEW! More vibrant art and text enhanced by a new two-color interior design.
  • NEW! Focus on Careers feature that highlights professionals in community nutrition.
  • NEW! Chapter Summary, divided by major section headings with bulleted key concepts, included at the end of every chapter.
  • Enhanced integration with the new COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT WORKBOOK with cross-references in the detailed Table of Contents.
  • Research has been updated throughout, with extensive references listed at the end of the text.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Marie A. Boyle

Dr. Marie Boyle received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern Maine and her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from Florida State University. She is author of PERSONAL NUTRITION and coauthor of COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. Dr. Boyle is a professor of nutrition, chairperson of the Foods and Nutrition Department, and director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey. She also teaches online distance courses in public health nutrition for the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her other professional activities include membership in the American Public Health Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, as well as serving as an author and reviewer for the latter two organizations. She coauthored the current position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Food and Nutrition Security in Developing Nations, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition from Taylor & Francis Publishers.

David H. Holben

Dr. David H. Holben is Associate Professor and Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Ohio University, Athens. He completed a BS in Dietetics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a dietetic internship at Detroit's Harper Hospital, an MA in Food Science and Nutrition/Food Service Management at Wayne State University, and both an MS and PhD in Human Nutrition from The Ohio State University. Dr. Holben studies food access of individuals and families, especially as it is related to health. He is the author of numerous scholarly works related to food security and hunger and co-author of COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. Dr. Holben teaches courses in Community Nutrition, Introductory and Advanced Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy, and Research Methods. He is active within the American Dietetic Association at the national, state, and local levels.