About this Research Topic
It is therefore unclear which evidence could be used to develop programs and policy interventions that aim to improve health. This depends upon the different perspectives of researchers and decision-makers: the former, who are focused on knowledge generation, and the latter who are focused on assessing the disease burden that could be prevented or reduced by an intervention, and how feasible those interventions might be.
This Research Topic welcomes submissions of original research and reviews of the existing literature on:
- The impact of diet and nutrition on chronic-degenerative diseases
- What counts as evidence in public health nutrition, and how it differs from evidence-based medicine
- The determinants of diet in human populations and areas amenable to public health interventions in diet
- The development of mechanisms to support the use of research evidence in developing clinical practice guidelines, health technology assessments and health policy
- Conceptualizations of the effectiveness and/or cost-effectiveness of interventions in the context of public health nutrition
- Strategies for reducing the “know-do gap” between researchers and decision makers
Keywords: Nutrition, policy, public health, evidence, health technology assessment
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