The role of nutrition education is to address the numerous personal and environmental influences on food choices and assist individuals in practicing healthy behaviours. Nutrition Education, Second Edition provides students with a simple, straightforward model to easily design effective nutrition education. Using a six-step process, it integrates theory, research, and practice, providing advice on designing, implementing, and evaluating theory-based nutrition education. The book is divided into three parts: nutrition education and the theories, the 6-step process for designing nutrition education and the nuts and bolts of providing nutrition education - including leading groups; working with different ages, low-literacy groups; making presentations and making and using visuals.
Table of Contents
1. Issues in Nutrition Education 2. Determinants of Food Choice 3. An Overview Of Nutrition Education 4. Foundation in Theory and Research 5. Ability to Take Action 6. Environmental Supports for Action 7. Analyzing Food and Health Issues 8. Identifying Behaviours and Actions 9. Selecting Program Components 10. Educational And Support Objectives 11. Enhancing Motivation for Action 12. Facilitating the Ability to Take Action 13. Making Action Possible 14. Theory-Based Nutrition Education 15. Communicating in Group Settings 16. Channels for Nutrition Education 17. Diverse Population Groups 18. Nutrition Educators as Changes Agents