Leadership, Education & Training Program (LET)

Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition Services

Edited by Jamie Stang, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
and Mary Story, Ph.D., R.D.

Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition Services is a comprehensive overview of nutrition issues of teens. Select topics covered in the book include: physical and psychosocial development, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, eating disorders, sports nutrition and children with special health care needs. This work is a collaborative effort by Registered Dietitians from a variety of MCH training programs including Leadership Education in Adolescent Health, Pediatric Pulmonary Centers, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, and Nutrition Training programs, and was developed through funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Topics are presented in a format that outlines and highlights subjects for easy reference.

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Preface Materials Cover Pages, Table of Contents, Information about Authors  
Chapter 1 Adolescent Growth and Development Mary Story and Jamie Stang
Chapter 2 Understanding Adolescent Eating Behaviors Mary Story and Jamie Stang
Chapter 3 Nutrition Needs of Adolescents Mary Story and Jamie Stang
Chapter 4 Nutrition Screening, Assessment, and Intervention Jamie Stang and Mary Story
Chapter 5 Nutrition Education and Counseling Mary Story and Jamie Stang
Chapter 6 Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Mary Story, Jamie Stang
and Rachel Kossover
Chapter 7 The Overweight Adolescent Irene Alton
Chapter 8 The Underweight Adolescent Elisabeth Luder and Irene Alton
Chapter 9 Iron Deficiency Anemia Irene Alton
Chapter 10 Hyperlipidemia Lucy B. Adams
Chapter 11 Hypertension Irene Alton
Chapter 12 Eating Disorders Irene Alton
Chapter 13 Body Image and Adolescents Jillian Croll
Chapter 14 Diabetes Mellitis: Type 1 and Type 2 Emily Loghmani
Chapter 15 Reproductive Health Issues Irene Alton
Chapter 16 Sports Nutrition Bonnie Spear
Chapter 17 Vegetarian Eating Patterns Angela Kong and Jamie Stang
Chapter 18 Adolescents with Special Health Needs Janet Horsley Willis
Appendix A Food Sources of Vitamins and Minerals  






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