Understanding behavior change
1. What is a behavior change theory?
a. Behavior Change Theory: a systematic explanation of why and/or how people do
what they do
a.i. A set of principles and variables is sued to explain or predict behavior
a.ii. Theories mu
REVIEW QUESTIONS part 2
1. What is the Total Diet Study and what kinds of data are collected?
a. Total Diet Study: Assesses levels of nutritional components and contaminants
(organic and elemental) in US food supply
a.i. Collect 234 foods from retail mark
Programs for Women, Infants and Children
1. What are the community nutrition programs available to women, infants, and children?
a. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
b. WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (
Discuss specific ways in which aging and disability/illness may affect nutritional status of older adults.
Other issues POLYPHARMACY
o AVERAGE OLDER PERSON TAKES 3 OR MORE DRUGS AT A TIME
o AFFECTS TASTE AND SMELL
o REDUCED FOOD INTAKE
o INCREASES RISK FO
Principles of nutrition education; nutrition education for diverse communities.
1. How does a lesson plan related to program planning?
2. Define nutrition education.
a. Nutrition Education: any set of learning experiences designed to facilitate the
Programs for Children and Adolescents
1. Why is it important to focus community nutrition efforts on children and adolescents?
2. What are some of the biggest nutrition-related health issues facing our nations youth today?
a. Describe obesity trends in ch
Community Nutrition Programs for adults
1. What do we mean when we say graying of America?
Graying of America means that the number of older adults will double by 2030
12% of 65+ year olds account for >30% of health care costs and 40% of prescription dr
National Nutrition Policy
1. What is policy and what is the purpose of developing policies?
a. Policy: course of action chosen by public authorities to address a given population
b. Purpose: to come up with strategies to solve public problems
2. What is p
How to plan a successful program
Please remember that this is just a study guide and does not represent the totality of questions that could
be asked on the exam. Use these questions as the starting point for studying. Bolded questions could
appear as ess
On a scale of 1-12 how important is it to you to make a dietary change?
a. Health belief model
a.i. Developed to explain why people fail to participate in programs designed to
detect or prevent disease
a.ii. Education, income level, sex, age, ethnic backg