|aNutrition education :|blinking research, theory, and practice /|cby Isobel R. Contento.
|aSudbury, Mass. :|bJones and Bartlett,|cc2011.
|axvi, 444 p. :|bill., maps ;|c28 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIssues in nutrition education : an introduction -- Overview of determinants of food choice and dietary change : implications for nutrition education -- An overview of nutrition education : facilitating why and how to take action -- Foundation in theory and research : increasing awareness and enhancing motivation -- Foundation in theory and research : facilitating the ability to take action -- Foundation in theory and research : promoting environmental supports for action -- Step 1 : analyzing food and health issues and specifying the behavior or action focus of the program -- Step 2 : identifying potential mediators of program behaviors and actions -- Step 3 : selecting theory, educational philosophy, and program components -- Step 4 : translating behavioral theory into educational and support objectives -- Step 5[a] : translating behavioral theory into educational strategies : a focus on enhancing motivation for action -- Step 5[b] translating behavioral theory into educational strategies : a focus on facilitating the ability to take action -- Step 5[c] : designing strategies to promote environmental supports for action : making action possible -- Step 6 : planning the evaluation for theory-based nutrition education -- Communicating effectively in groups -- Beyond groups : other channels for nutrition education -- Working with diverse population groups -- Nutrition educators as change agents in the environment.