Fourteen chapters are: public health and nutrition; preventing disease or promoting health?; nutritional epidemiology; diet-related chronic disease
; weight control; special populations; cultural competency; food and nutrition policies; food and nutrition guidance; food and nutrition assessment of the community; promoting food security; social marketing and other mass communication techniques; food safety and defense; grants to support initiatives in public health nutrition.
National healthcare systems are facing a global pandemic of diet-related chronic disease
and preventable disorders that include cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, and myriad inflammatory disorders.
Six of the eight restaurants improved nutritional quality consistent with public health recommendations, an important observation for reversing the rising rates of diet-related chronic disease
in the U.S.
The bottom line is that most Americans need to trim our waistlines to reduce the risk of developing diet-related chronic disease
. Improving our eating habits is not only good for every individual and family, but also for our country.'
She covers the principles of the field in chapters discussing the population of the United States, nutritional epidemiology, food and nutrition surveys for monitoring public health, programs to reduce disparities in the prevalence of diet-related chronic disease
, weight control challenges and solutions, and special populations issues.
rise of diet-related chronic diseases
. According to a 2011 study,
"As we all know, there is a tremendous increase in diet-related chronic diseases
in Dubai and the region, largely linked to excessive or unbalanced intake of certain types of food and sedentary lifestyle," said Khalid Mohammad Sharif Al Awadhi, assistant director- general for Environment, Health and Safety Control Sector.
They can be a useful tool in educating the public in healthy eating and prevention of diet-related chronic diseases
Adopting a balanced, largely plant-based diet, with minimal consumption of red and processed meat, would help conserve natural resources, contribute to the fight against human-induced global warming and reduce people's risk of diet-related chronic diseases
and even cancer mortality.
Addressing the burden of diet-related chronic diseases
, such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer, has received much attention, leading Canadian public health policy-makers to recommend priority interventions to improve the quality of dietary intakes.