Community Nutrition

Editor(s): The NNI Team Conference Proceedings & Specific Issues 2016


Community nutrition deals with a variety of food and nutrition issues related to individuals, families, and special groups that have a common link in terms of a particular region, language, culture or health-related issues. This segment covers public health nutrition, nutrition education and medical nutrition therapy. Community nutrition is gaining importance in health promotion and disease prevention, since an individual’s behavior is infl uenced by the living environment, local norms and beliefs