Public health nutrition / edited on behalf of The Nutrition Society by Judith L. Buttriss, Ailsa A. Welch, John M. Kearney, Susan A. Lanham-New. - Second edition. - xii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm - The Nutrition Society textbook series .

"Much has changed in the world of nutrition since the first edition was published in 2004, especially through confusing headlines and specialist research that seemed to contradict each other."--Page de regard à la préface.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1 Public health nutrition tools -- Part 2 Current state of evidence -- Part 3 Diet and disease -- Part 4 Environmental factors -- Part 5 Public health nutrition strategies and approaches.

"Divided into five key sections, Public health nutrition contains a wealth of information, including : public health nutrition concepts and assessment tools, and their application in light of the latest evidence ; case studies to illustrate how best to apply the theory and evidence to policy and practice ; an examination of nutrition throughout the lifecycle, and the relationship between diet and disease, including in relation to obesity, diabetes, cancer, as well as mental health ; the impact of environmental factors on public health ; public health strategies, policies and approaches."--Page 4 de la couverture. "In this second edition of the bestselling title from the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook series, Public Health Nutrition has been extensively revised to ensure that it reflects the latest evidence?based knowledge and research. Ground?breaking and comprehensive in both its scope and approach, Public Health Nutrition has been fully updated by an expert editorial team to cover the most recent changes in the field. It now offers a structured overview of the subject s core concepts and considers public health nutrition tools and the application of intervention strategies." -- Back cover.

Text in English

9781118660973 (pbk)


Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Public Health


616.39 P96

QU 145