DIE - DIE 3310 Community Nutrition Spring 2010 What is a...

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1 DIE 3310 Community Nutrition Spring 2010 What is a Community? b Grouping of people who reside together and who interact and connect through a definite social structure A community includes: b People b Location in space b Social interaction b Shared value
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2 What is Community Nutrition? b Discipline that strives to improve the health, nutrition and well-being of individuals and groups within community s People s Policy s Programs B CDC and Produce for Better Health Foundation "Fruit and Veggies More Matters" Program B SNAP What are some of the nutrition issues facing our communities today? What is Health? b State of complete physical, mental and social well-being World Health Organization
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3 Health Promotion b Focuses on changing human behavior and lifestyles to move towards state of optimal health. b How does that relate to nutrition? Types of prevention efforts b Primary Prevention – Well population s Promote healthy behaviors and environments across the lifespan b Secondary Prevention/Early Detection – At risk population
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course DIE 3310 taught by Professor Mcmahon during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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