Best diet books of all time
The food problems now facing the world-scarcity and starvation, contamination and illness, overabundance and obesity-are both diverse and complex. What are their causes? How severe are they? Why do they persist? What are the solutions? In three volumes that serve as valuable teaching tools and have been designed to complement the textbook Food Policy for Developing Countries by Per Pinstrup-Andersen and Derrill D. Watson II, they call upon the wisdom of disciplines including economics, nutrition, sociology, anthropology, environmental science, medicine, and geography to create a holistic picture of the state of the world’s food systems today. Volume I of the Case Studies addresses policies related to health, nutrition, food consumption, and poverty.
More free books Case Studies in Food Policy for Developing Countries : Domestic Policies for Markets, Production, and Environment – Per Pinstrup-Andersen
The food problems now facing the world-scarcity and starvation, contamination and illness, overabundance and obesity-are both diverse and complex. What are their causes? How severe are they? Why do they persist? What are the solutions? In three volumes that serve as valuable teaching tools and have been designed to complement the textbook Food Policy for Developing […] Food Policy for Developing Countries : The Role of Government in Global, National, and Local Food Systems – Per Pinstrup-Andersen
Despite technological advances in agriculture, nearly a billion people around the world still suffer from hunger and poor nutrition while a billion are overweight or obese. This imbalance highlights the need not only to focus on food production but also to implement successful food policies. In this new textbook intended to be used with the three volumes of Case Studies in […] The Applied Anthropology of Obesity : Prevention, Intervention, and Identity – Alexandra G. Lancey
The increasing global prevalence of obesity and nutrition-based non-communicable disease has many causes, including food availability; social norms as evidenced in local foodways; genetic predisposition; economic circumstance; cultural variation in norms surrounding body composition; and policies affecting production, distribution, and consumption of food locally and globally. The […] Sport and Physical Activity : The Role of Health Promotion – Anne Charnock
This authoritative introduction to physical activity applies the main theories, models and approaches in health promotion to the field of sport and exercise. It draws together the disciplines of psychology, sociology, physiology and social policy to look at issues affecting the health of individuals, of communities and of society as a whole.
Author: Anne Charnock
ISBN: […] Textbook of Obesity : Biological, Psychological and Cultural Influences – Sally Ann Lederman
Textbook of Obesity is designed to cover all of the essential elements concerning the etiology, prevention and treatment of obesity suitable for students in nutrition, dietetics and health science courses. Providing core knowledge for students is an essential and urgent requirement to ensure that those graduating will be properly equipped to deal with the high prevalence of […] The Mediterranean Diet : An Evidence-Based Approach – Ronald Ross Watson
The Mediterranean Diet offers researchers and clinicians a single authoritative source which outlines many of the complex features of the Mediterranean diet: ranging from supportive evidence and epidemiological studies, to the antioxidant properties of individual components. This book embraces a holistic approach and effectively investigates the Mediterranean diet from the cell to […] Malnutrition and Nutrient Deficiency – Clara Nesbit
One of the worlds most crucial problem today is malnutrition and nutrient deficiency, especially in children. Lack of basic food and water resources, coupled with poverty has led to an increase in this issue worldwide. Malnutrition refers to the state of having nutrition deficiency from not eating enough or enough nutrition rich food. It also includes lack of vitamins, […] Food Literacy : How Do Communications and Marketing Impact Consumer Knowledge, Skills, and Behavior? Workshop Summary – Health and Medicine Division
In September 2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board convened a workshop in Washington, DC, to discuss how communications and marketing impact consumer knowledge, skills, and behavior around food, nutrition, and healthy eating. The workshop was divided into three sessions, each with specific goals that were developed by the […]
Best diet books of all time