Public Health Nutrition 2nd edition

Author: Buttriss, Judith L.


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  • ISBN: 9781118660973
  • Author: Buttriss, Judith L.
  • Publ Date: 2017-06-09
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 567042

Table of Contents :

Contributors ixQ1 Series Foreword xiiiPreface xvQ2 About the companion website xviiPart One Public Health Nutrition Tools 11 Introduction to Public Health Nutrition 3Martin Wiseman2 Concepts and De nitions Used in Public Health Nutrition 9Eric Brunner and Ailsa Welch3 Assessment of Dietary Habits 18Marga Ocke and Emma Foster4 Assessment of Nutritional Status in Public Health Nutrition Settings 29H David McCarthy5 Food Composition 36Mark Roe, Jenny Plumb, Ruth Charrondierre and Paul Finglas6 Dietary Reference Values 47Peter J Aggett7 Assessment of Physical Activity 56Ulf EkelundPart Two Current State of Evidence 698 Poor Dietary Patterns 71Judith L Buttriss and Anna Nugent9 Minerals and Vitamins of Current Concern 88Iron 88Peter J AggettIodine 96Margaret Rayman and Sarah BathVitamin A 102Liz Johnson and Emily Mohan10 Nutrition Pre-conception and during Pregnancy 111Sara Stanner11 Nutrition and Infant/Child Development 137Alison M Lennox12 Nutrition and Teenagers/Young Adults 159Elisabeth Weichselbaum13 Nutrition in Older Adults 175Ashley T LaBrier, Clare Corish, and Johanna DwyerPart Three Diet and Disease 19314 Obesity: Maternal 195Debbie M Smith, Tracey Mills, and Christine Furber15 Obesity: Childhood 205Laura Stewart, Jenny Gillespie, and Taryn Young16 Cardiovascular Disease: Sodium and Blood Pressure 214Linda M Oude Griep and Paul Elliott17 Carbohydrates and Metabolic Health 220Judith L Buttriss18 Cardiovascular Disease: Dietary Fat Quality 235Tom Sanders 19 Diet and Cancer 242Farah Naja and Lara Nasreddine20 Bone Health 284Louise R Wilson, Andrea L Darling, and Susan A Lanham-New21 Dental Health 298Anja Heilmann and Richard G Watt22 Mental Health and Cognitive Function 310Iron 310Paul SharpCaffeine 313Peter RogersB Vitamins 317Helene McNultyPhysical Activity 320Ken FoxPart Four Environmental Factors 32523 Obesogenic Environments 327Amelia Lake, Tim Townshend, and Tom Burgoine24 The Wider Environment and its Effect on Dietary Behaviour 339Bridget Benelam and Judith L ButtrissPart Five Public Health Nutrition Strategies and Approaches 35725 Global and National Public Health Nutrition Approaches 359Francesco Branca and Cassandra Ellis26 Developing Strategies in the Community 374Janet E Cade, Charlotte EL Evans, and Jayne Hutchinson27 Dietary Change and Evidence on How to Achieve This 387Janice L Thompson 28 Evaluation of Public Health Nutrition Interventions and Policies 399Ailsa Welch and Richard PG Hayhoe 29 Considerations for Evaluation of Public Health Nutrition Interventions in Diverse Communities 406Basma EllahiIndex 413


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. 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. With a clear and concise structure, Public Health Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition, dietetics and other healthcare areas, as well as an invaluable practical guide for health professionals working within public health. A supporting companion website featuring multiple-choice, short answer, and essay style questions is available at

Author Biography:

Professor Judith L Buttriss, Director General, British Nutrition Foundation, UK. Dr Ailsa A Welch, Reader in Nutritional Epidemiology, University of East Anglia, UK. Dr John M Kearney, Lecturer, Epidemiology, Dublin Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland. Professor Susan A Lanham-New, Head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Surrey, UK.


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