Written for the graduate-level nutrition course or practice challenge. This book explores the purpose, methods, and scientific basis for nutritional assessment in community, clinical, and individual nutrition settings. It provides the basic knowledge and skills to identify nutrition problems, develop research questions and study hypotheses to plan interventions and treatments. Each book also offers an interactive eBook version for download.
The book covers an overview of research methods, the primary methods of nutritional assessment: dietary, anthropometric, biochemical, and clinical. The final section covers public health.