101 relations: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Allied health professions, Anatomy, Associate degree, Australia, Bachelor's degree, Behavior change (public health), Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Business administration, Cafeteria, California Health and Human Services Agency, Canada, Career, Catering, Chemistry, Childhood obesity, Community, Community college, Conestoga College, Consultant, Contract, Diabetes mellitus, Diet (nutrition), Dietary supplement, Dietitians of Canada, Diploma, Disease, Expert, Food and Nutrition Service, Food industry, Food safety, Food science, Foodservice, Gerontology, Health and Care Professions Council, Health care, Health maintenance organization, Health policy, Health professional, Health professional requisites, Health promotion, Health services research, Healthy diet, HIV/AIDS in South Africa, Home care, Hospital, Human nutrition, International Labour Organization, ..., Internship, License, List of diets, Management, Mass media, Master's degree, Medicaid, Medical record, Medicare (Australia), Medicare (United States), Medicine, Merriam-Webster, Micronutrient, Nasogastric intubation, National Health Service, Nursing, Nursing home care, Nutrition, Nutritionist, Obesity, Occupational therapist, Oncology, Osteoporosis, Outline of health sciences, Parenteral nutrition, Patient, Pharmacist, Physical therapy, Physician, Physician assistant, Physiology, Postgraduate education, Preventive healthcare, Prison, Psychology, Public health, Public health intervention, Research, Restaurant, Sales, School, School health and nutrition services, Scope of practice, Screening (medicine), Social science, Social work, Speech-language pathology, Table of food nutrients, The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Workload. Expand index (51 more) » « Shrink index
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the United States' largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, and represents over 100,000 credentialed practitioners — registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, registered, and other dietetics professionals holding undergraduate and advanced degrees in nutrition and dietetics.
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Allied health professions
Allied health professions are health care professions distinct from nursing, medicine, and pharmacy.
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Anatomy (Greek anatomē, “dissection”) is the branch of biology concerned with the study of the structure of organisms and their parts.
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An associate degree (or associate's degree) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study intended to usually last two years or more.
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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
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A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).
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Behavior change (public health)
Behavior change, in the context of public health, refers to efforts to change people's personal habits to prevent disease.
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Biochemistry, sometimes called biological chemistry, is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms.
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Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.
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Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).
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Business administration is management of a business.
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A cafeteria is a type of food service location in which there is little or no waiting staff table service, whether a restaurant or within an institution such as a large office building or school; a school dining location is also referred to as a dining hall or canteen (in British English).
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California Health and Human Services Agency
The California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) is the state agency tasked with administration and oversight of "state and federal programs for health care, social services, public assistance and rehabilitation" in the U.S. state of California.
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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
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A career is an individual's metaphorical "journey" through learning, work and other aspects of life.
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Catering is the business of providing food service at a remote site or a site such as a hotel, hospital, pub, aircraft, cruise ship, park, filming site or studio, entertainment site, or event venue.
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Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.
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Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being.
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A community is a small or large social unit (a group of living things) that has something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity.
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A community college is a type of educational institution.
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Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is a public college in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 11,000 full-time students, 30,000 part-time students, 3,300 apprenticeship students.
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A consultant (from consultare "to deliberate") is a professional who provides expert advice in a particular area such as security (electronic or physical), management, education, accountancy, law, human resources, marketing (and public relations), finance, engineering, science or any of many other specialized fields.
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A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.
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Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.
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In nutrition, diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism.
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A dietary supplement is a manufactured product intended to supplement the diet when taken by mouth as a pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid.
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Dietitians of Canada
Dietitians of Canada (DC) is the professional association for dietitians representing members at the local, provincial and national levels.
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A diploma is a certificate or deed issued by an educational institution, such as college or university, that testifies that the recipient has successfully completed a particular course of study.
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A disease is any condition which results in the disorder of a structure or function in an organism that is not due to any external injury.
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An expert is someone who has a prolonged or intense experience through practice and education in a particular field.
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Food and Nutrition Service
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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The food industry is a complex, global collective of diverse businesses that supplies most of the food consumed by the world population.
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Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food-borne illness.
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Food science is the applied science devoted to the study of food.
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Foodservice (US English) or catering industry (British English) defines those businesses, institutions, and companies responsible for any meal prepared outside the home.
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Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of ageing.
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Health and Care Professions Council
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC, formerly the Health Professions Council, HPC) is a statutory regulator of over 344,000 professionals from 16 health and care professions in the United Kingdom.
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Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
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Health maintenance organization
In the United States, a health maintenance organization (HMO) is a medical insurance group that provides health services for a fixed annual fee.
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Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a society".
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A health professional, health practitioner or healthcare provider (sometimes simply "provider") is an individual who provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to people, families or communities.
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Health professional requisites
Health professional requisites refer to the regulations used by countries to control the quality of health workers practicing in their jurisdictions and to control the size of the health labour market.
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Health promotion is "any planned combination of educational, political, environmental, regulatory, or organizational mechanisms that support actions and conditions of living conducive to the health of individuals, groups, and communities".
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Health services research
Health services research (HSR), also known as health systems research or health policy and systems research (HPSR), is a multidisciplinary scientific field that examines how people get access to health care practitioners and health care services, how much care costs, and what happens to patients as a result of this care.
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A healthy diet is a diet that helps to maintain or improve overall health.
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HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS is the most serious health concern in South Africa.
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Home care (also referred to as domiciliary care, social care, or in-home care) is supportive care provided in the home.
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A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.
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Human nutrition deals with the provision of essential nutrients in food that are necessary to support human life and health.
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International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency dealing with labour problems, particularly international labour standards, social protection, and work opportunities for all.
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An internship is a period of work experience offered by an organisation for a limited period of time.
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A license (American English) or licence (British English) is an official permission or permit to do, use, or own something (as well as the document of that permission or permit).
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List of diets
An individual's diet is the sum of food and drink that he or she habitually consumes.
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Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.
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The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.
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A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities or colleges upon completion of a course of study demonstrating mastery or a high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.
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Medicaid in the United States is a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources.
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The terms medical record, health record, and medical chart are used somewhat interchangeably to describe the systematic documentation of a single patient's medical history and care across time within one particular health care provider's jurisdiction.
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Medicare is the publicly funded universal health care system in Australia.
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Medicare (United States)
In the United States, Medicare is a national health insurance program, now administered by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services of the U.S. federal government but begun in 1966 under the Social Security Administration.
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Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
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Merriam–Webster, Incorporated is an American company that publishes reference books which is especially known for its dictionaries.
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Micronutrients are essential elements required by organisms in small quantities throughout life to orchestrate a range of physiological functions to maintain health.
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Nasogastric intubation is a medical process involving the insertion of a plastic tube (nasogastric tube or NG tube) through the nose, past the throat, and down into the stomach.
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National Health Service
The National Health Service (NHS) is the name used for each of the public health services in the United Kingdom – the National Health Service in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales, and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – as well as a term to describe them collectively.
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Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.
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Nursing home care
Nursing homes are a type of residential care that provide around-the-clock nursing care for elderly people.
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Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism.
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A nutritionist is a person who advises on matters of food and nutrition and their impacts on human health.
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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health.
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An occupational therapist works with a client to help them achieve a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of "purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve occupational outcomes which promote health, prevent injury or disability to develop, improve, sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence." A practical definition for OT can also be illustrated with the use of models such as the Occupational Performance Model (Australia), known as the OPM(A).
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Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
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Osteoporosis is a disease where increased bone weakness increases the risk of a broken bone.
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Outline of health sciences
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health sciences: Health sciences – are applied sciences that address the use of science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the delivery of healthcare to human beings.
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Total parenteral nutrition (PN) is the feeding of a person intravenously, bypassing the usual process of eating and digestion.
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A patient is any recipient of health care services.
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Pharmacists, also known as chemists (Commonwealth English) or druggists (North American and, archaically, Commonwealth English), are health professionals who practice in pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe and effective medication use.
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Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using mechanical force and movements (bio-mechanics or kinesiology), manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function.
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A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.
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A physician assistant (US/Canada) or physician associate (UK) is a healthcare professional who practices medicine as a part of a healthcare team with collaborating physicians and other providers.
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Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.
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Postgraduate education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.
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Preventive healthcare (alternately preventive medicine, preventative healthcare/medicine, or prophylaxis) consists of measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment.
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A prison, also known as a correctional facility, jail, gaol (dated, British English), penitentiary (American English), detention center (American English), or remand center is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state.
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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
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Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals".
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Public health intervention
A public health intervention is any effort or policy that attempts to improve mental and physical health on a population level.
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Research comprises "creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the stock of knowledge, including knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications." It is used to establish or confirm facts, reaffirm the results of previous work, solve new or existing problems, support theorems, or develop new theories.
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A restaurant, or an eatery, is a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in exchange for money.
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Sales is activity related to selling or the amount of goods or services sold in a given time period.
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A school is an institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers.
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School health and nutrition services
School health and nutrition services are services provided through the school system to improve the health and well-being of children and in some cases whole families and the broader community.
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Scope of practice
The scope of practice describes the procedures, actions, and processes that a healthcare practitioner is permitted to undertake in keeping with the terms of their professional license.
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Screening, in medicine, is a strategy used in a population to identify the possible presence of an as-yet-undiagnosed disease in individuals without signs or symptoms.
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Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
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Social work is an academic discipline and profession that concerns itself with individuals, families, groups and communities in an effort to enhance social functioning and overall well-being.
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Speech-language pathology is a field of expertise practiced by a clinician known as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), also sometimes referred to as a speech and language therapist or a speech therapist. SLP is considered a "related health profession" along with audiology, optometry, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, physical therapy, and others.
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Table of food nutrients
The tables below include tabular lists for selected basic foods, compiled from United States Dept.
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The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (AHD) is an American dictionary of English published by Boston publisher Houghton Mifflin, the first edition of which appeared in 1969.
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Western Association of Schools and Colleges
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) is an official academic body responsible for the accreditation of public and private universities, colleges, secondary and elementary schools in California and Hawaii, its territories of Guam, American Samoa and Northern Marianas Islands, in addition to the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, the Pacific Rim, East Asia, and areas of the Pacific and East Asia.
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The term workload can refer to a number of different yet related entities.
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Dietary medicine, Dietetic, Dietetics, Dietician, Dieticians, Dietitians, Licensed Dietician, Licensed nutritionist, Registed Dietitian, Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietition, Registered dietitian, Sitiology, Sitology.