Public Health Nutrition Communication in the Netherlands: From Information Provision to Behavior Change

Gerda Feunekes, Roel Hermans, J.J. Vis

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Public health nutrition is concerned with the promotion and maintenance of good health through nutrition and the prevention of nutrition-related illness in humans. Nutrition communication plays an important role in the dissemination of credible and practical dietary advice and promoting healthful dietary behaviors. The purpose of this chapter is to provide insight in the changes in public health nutrition communication, by addressing the history, key themes, concepts, and approaches of nutrition communication in the Netherlands. The chapter concludes with a broader view of the challenges of public health nutrition communication and presents potential future directions for this field.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Eating and Drinking
EditorsHerbert L. Meiselman
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland AG
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-14503-3
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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