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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Working with communities and households

Charity Dirorimwe, Pooja Pandey Rana and Ann Burgess.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 8315 words.

This chapter gives guidelines on how to work with communities and individual households in order to help people improve their nutrition. It lists which data are useful, including data on...

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Overview of community nutrition actions

Jennifer N. Nielsen, Martin Nankap and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3781 words.

This chapter describes the actions that nutrition workers can take to address the immediate and underlying causes of malnutrition during a child’s first 1000 days. These actions include...

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Improving community nutrition, care, and health

Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 3891 words.

This chapter identifies barriers that prevent women, children, and other vulnerable groups from receiving the care and good health they need to be well nourished, and explains how to remove...

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Malnutrition in young children

Akoto K. Osei, Frederick Grant and Elhadji Issakha Diop.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 6053 words.

This chapter describes the different types of malnutrition affecting children aged from birth until 5 years. The chapter focuses on moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) but also deals with...

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Obesity and other nutrition-related non-communicable diseases

Hélène Delisle.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 4283 words.

This chapter addresses the growing issue of ‘overnutrition’ and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases, and describes the metabolic syndrome. Obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular...

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Helping people learn about nutrition

Jennifer N. Nielsen and Pooja Pandey Rana.

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 7741 words.

This chapter explains that nutrition education means helping people make informed choices about their nutrition practices. It uses the behaviour change approach, which aims to help people...

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Nutrition for Developing Countries

Edited by Felicity Savage King, Ann Burgess, Victoria J. Quinn and Akoto K. Osei.

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Dietetics and Nutrition. 400 pages.

This third edition of Nutrition for Developing Countries explains, in clear simple language and with many illustrations, how health and nutrition workers can help households to feed and...

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Ethics in occupational health

Paul Litchfield.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy. 7717 words.

Ethics, or moral philosophy, is an attempt to define principles that govern how people should behave in society. Healthcare is practised within communities and must reflect the cultural and...

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Effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abir Abdel Rahman, Lamis Jomaa, Lara A Kahale, Pauline Adair and Cynthia Pine.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 10427 words.

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Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children has been associated with adverse...