ERIC Number: ED146342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
The Heart Saver Handbook. A Manual for Those Working for Heart Disease Prevention through Dietary Change.
Chicago Heart Association, IL.
This handbook for nutritionists and dietitians as well as other health professionals (physicians, nurses, and health educators) is a guide to the content and conduct of the Heart Saver Program, a health education program designed to help prevent heart disease by bringing about significant changes in the food habits of the public. The content covers eight areas: (1) overview of heart disease prevention through dietary change, (2) goals and philosophy of the program, (3) influences on eating styles and creating the need for change; (4) content of the Heart Saver Eating Style as contained in six slide-tape units: Get Acquainted With Your Heart; The Eating Style; Making Some Changes; The Main Dish; Milk Products, Fats, and Oils; and Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, and Legumes; (5) methods, materials, activities, and techniques utilized in the program, (6) basic features of a model program for community education in the inner city poverty and minority areas, (7) adaptations of the program in hospital and industrial settings, and (8) methods for evaluating the program participants and the program. (EM)
Descriptors: Community Education, Disease Control, Foods Instruction, Guides, Health Education, Health Materials, Heart Disorders, Hypertension, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Preventive Medicine, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Self Care Skills, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Chicago Heart Association, Room 1240, 20 North Wacker, Chicago, Illinois 60606 ($2.75; complete set of slide/tape cassettes, script, handbook, and resource booklets, $125.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Heart and Lung Inst. (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.; Illinois Regional Medical Program, Chicago.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Heart Association, IL.