John Coveney is Professor of Global Food, Culture and Health at Flinders University. He is an accredited practising dietitian (Australia) and holds state registration in dietetics in the UK. John has published over 200 articles, and sole-authored several books and book chapters on food, culture and health.
Provides an overview of the foundations of critical dietetics and critical nutrition.
Challenges and complements conventional dietetics approaches
Links policy and practice with a critical dimension on food and nutrition practice
Offers a critical approach to the practice of nutrition and food policy
Locates both clinical treatment and public health nutrition practice within a broader framework of food systems
Each chapter contains a concise set of aims and learning outcomes, along with assignments