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  • This authoritative, thorough, and scientifically sound guide to nutrition and wellness provides information on weight loss, detoxification, low cholesterol, better digestion, mercury poisoning, cholesterol--and more! Optimal Nutrition for Optimal Health covers the same topics as current bestsellers such as Prescription for Nutritional Healing and The Nutrition Bible in as great a depth--but in a smaller, handier trim size and at a much more affordable price.

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  • Maintaining a healthy body weight and body fat percentage through sound dietary and exercise practices helps to ensure optimal health, fitness, and physical performance. All of these issues are relevant in maintaining military readiness and force health protection, and in promoting optimal health of military personnel. This chapter introduces you to the basic concepts of energy balance and body composition.

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  • We are surrounded by a vast array of foods to eat and activities to pursue. Every day we make choices among those foods and activities based on our cultural background, knowledge, experiences, and goals. Each choice may have an impact on our overall health and quality of life. Our ancestors’ food choices were limited by what they could gather, catch, cultivate, and harvest. Physical pursuits were determined by the work that needed to be done.

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  • Children and adolescents with good mental health are able to achieve and maintain optimal psychological and social functioning and well-being. They have a sense of identity and self-worth, sound family and peer relationships, an ability to be productive and to learn, and a capacity to tackle developmental challenges and use cultural resources to maximize growth. Moreover, the good mental health of children and adolescents is crucial for their active social and economic participation.

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  • The components of effectiveness are organized around eight clinical areas. Naturally, some measures will cross components; for example, receipt of discharge instructions for heart failure is related to effectiveness of heart disease care as well as care coordination. For the purposes of this document, measures with clinical context are presented with the effectiveness measures. Other measure sets describe health care delivery and systems issues and are discussed together.

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  • The aim of this volume is to focus on how counseling psychology fosters and builds optimal human strength and well-being. Counseling psychology in some form has always been a vital part of promoting good health and preventing mental, physical, and social disorders. The chapters in this book show how counseling psychology plays a major role in helping people make changes at home, work, and in the community in ways that prevent disease risk and strengthen personal and social resources.

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  • This paper focuses on the issue of reporting errors in subjective health measures. We state assumptions under which we can use relatively simple methods to assess the relative importance of state dependent reporting errors in individual responses to health questions. The methods proposed in this paper could be used directly to purge reporting biases from the subjective health responses to generate unbiased measures of health that can be used in subsequent analyses. The methods are applied on Dutch data , It may be clear from the discussion in...

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  • The 2012 Towers Watson/National Business Group on Health Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Health Care provides many strategic insights into the actions and plans of leading U.S. employers. It also offers views of what the future of employer-provided health care in the U.S. may look like this year and in the coming three years. This analysis comes at a time when employers are still facing a number of long-term challenges, such as controlling growing costs, improving employee engagement and accountability, and optimizing the total rewards mix.

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  •  The right to health is NOT only a programmatic goal to be attained in the long term. The fact that the right to health should be a tangible programmatic goal does not mean that no immediate obligations on States arise from it. In fact, States must make every possible effort, within available resources, to realize the right to health and to take steps in that direction without delay.

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  • The built environment embraces a wide range of concepts, from the design and integrity of housing, to land-use and urban planning. A high quality environment is essential for children to achieve optimal health and development. Building and land-use policies, including the quality and design of a child’s physical environment, can cause or prevent illness, disability and injury, and degrade or preserve natural resources.

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  • We recognize that the creative, effective solutions that positively transform societies and their health ultimately grow from processes that take place within those societies. In both child health and maternal health there are powerful stories of true success, which tell us that change is possible, that the MDGs need not be pie-in-the-sky, and that leaders of change speak many languages. At the same time, we are keenly aware that global forces both constrain and facilitate the ability of local and national actors to think and act boldly.

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  • We located one study in health education that compared attention given to just text with attention given to text plus pictures. This study, by Delp and Jones [2], studied 234 patients coming to an emergency room with lacerations. After receiving treatment, but prior to discharge, patients were given printed instructions for caring for their wounds at home. Half were randomly given just text and the other half received the same text plus pictures that illustrated the information in the text. Fig. 1 shows examples of the text and pictures they used.

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  • The instructional objective is the SPH/PHP’s statement of a measurable step it will achieve that leads to an instructional goal. Objectives capture the means by which an SPH/PHP will implement its stated mission, as specified in CEPH’s accreditation criteria. The goal in Figure 3 describes the general intent of the SPH/PHP to produce graduates who are able to use public health core knowledge. The related objective clearly states one way in which the institution intends to achieve this goal.

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  • d) What are the Provincial Policy Directions, Strategies and Mandates for Enabling all Children to Attain and Sustain Optimal Health and Developmental Potential? Attaining and sustaining optimal health and developmental potential for children is a shared mandate across provincial ministries. For example, the Ministry of Health Promotion (MHP) Healthy Ontarians, Healthy Ontario Strategic Framework document states, “Our fi rst priority will be our children and youth. Behaviours and attitudes developed in childhood last the rest of our lives.

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  • in an effective manner. Study findings from the Malab MCH-FP project show that family planning programme can be successful even under unfavorable socioeconomic conditions. This is characterized by the presence of local female community health workers with 8-10 years of education and backed by a well developed support system of female paramedical and medical staff, and intensive field supervision.

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  • IPV is a health problem of enormous proportions. It is estimated that between 20 and 30% of women and 7.5% of men in the United States have been physically and/or sexually abused by an intimate partner at some point in their adult lives. 6, 7, 8 Heterosexual women are five to eight times more likely than heterosexual men to be victimized by an intimate partner. 9 From 1993 to 1998, victimization by an intimate accounted for 22% of the violent crime experienced by females and 3% of the violent crime sustained by males.

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  • This paper uses sequential stochastic dominance procedures to compare the joint distribution of health and income across space and time. It is the first application of which we are aware of methods to compare multidimensional distributions of income and health using procedures that are robust to aggregation techniques. The paper’s approach is more general than comparisons of health gradients and does not require the estimation of health equivalent incomes. We illustrate the approach by contrasting Canada and the US using comparable data.

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  • The Affordable Care Act, landmark health legislation passed in 2010, created the National Prevention Council and called for the development of the National Prevention Strategy to realize the benefits of prevention for all Americans’ health. The National Prevention Strategy is critical to the prevention focus of the Affordable Care Act and builds on the law’s efforts to lower health care costs, improve the quality of care, and provide coverage options for the uninsured. Preventing disease and injuries is key to improving America’s health.

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  • The medicine of the future will no longer be remedial, it will be preventive; not based on drugs but on the best diet for health. This document explores the issue: What is Optimum Nutrition? The subject of nutrition is massively wide and deep. There is so much to know and so many seemingly contradictory theories on the subject of nutrition and its relationship with human physiology and mental function.

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  • To achieve and maintain optimal health, it is essential that the vitamins in foods are present in sufficient quantity and are in a form that the body can assimilate. Vitamins in Foods: Analysis, Bioavailability, and Stability presents the latest information about vitamins and their analysis, bioavailability, and stability in foods.

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