Nutrition

Nutrition

The healthy student software collection

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English
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Mixed Media
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University of Alberta Health Centre
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides software programs on various health topics relevant to young adults. Developed for students in post-secondary educational institutions, but most are also useful for high schools and the general public.

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Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
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Online
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GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

The nutrition source: knowledge for healthy eating

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English
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Havard School of Public Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Forms an interactive web site that provides timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public.

A framework to identify gender indicators for reproductive health and nutrition programming

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English
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Nancy Yinger
Anne Peterson
Michal Avni
Jill Gay
Rebecca Firestone
Karen Hardee
Elaine Murphy
Britt Herstad
Charlotte Johnson-Welch
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Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides a rationale for including gender in population, health and nutrition programming. Suggests a framework for identifying and addressing gender-related constraints.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.Y56 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Preconcepton health: folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects: a resource document for health professionals

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the causes and implications of neural tube defects such as spina bifuda. Reviews findings that demonstrate consumption of folic acid before and during pregnancy reduces the risk of neural tube defects.

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PREG.P74 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

GirlsHealth.gov

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English
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Online
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National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. Focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns.

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Nutrition for healthy term infants

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English
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Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Offers health professionals guidelines in providing parents and caregivers with advice on infant nutrition from birth to 2 years. Prepared in collaboration with the Canadian Paediatric Society and Dietitians of Canada.

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ISBN 0662264622

Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases: report of a joint WHO/FAO expert consultation, Geneva, 28 January - 1 Fe

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English
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Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation on Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases
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World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Presents recommendations for action to implement more effective and sustainable policies and strategies to deal with the increasing public health challenges related to diet and health.

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ISBN 924120916 X
ISSN 05123054
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Includes bibliographical references.

Healthy eating for life for women

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Kristine Kieswer
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John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Examines how our bodies work and how common health problems can arise. Looks at how diet and lifestyle adjustments can help.

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ISBN 0471435961
NUTR.H43 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Winter 2003: Women are tired of treating every health problem with a pill.We know there are healthier and more natural ways to help prevent a range of health ailments, such as chronic headaches, menstrual cramps, urinary tract infections or osteoporosis. Not only does this book examine how these and other health problems arise, but it also looks at how our bodies work, and suggests improvements that can result from diet and lifestyle adjustments. Drawing from medical and dietary research, this book presents a complete and sensible plant-based nutrition program to help women take charge of their health and their lives.

Exploring gender perspectives in population and health programs: workshop findings and recommendations

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English
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Online
Author: 
Susan Settergren
Michal Avni
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Interagency Gender Working Group
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Presents recommendations on integrating gender considerations into population, health and nutrition project design.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.S48 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.
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