Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Home Economics


This study deals, with determining practical solutions to problems in the area of applied human nutrition. One hundred twenty-five nutrition health and educational professionals were sent a questionnaire designed to obtain information concerning research conducted, underway, and completed in the area of applied human nutrition; to identify problem areas in the field of human nutrition and possible solutions; to examine future research needs; to assess the number of nutritional problems that Americans are prone to acquire throughout their life; to explore the number of nutrition education methods or techniques that would be effective in changing eating habits and to assess the willingness of the nutrition, health, and educational professions to cooperate in this study. Attention was given to many serious and long-standing problems in the area of human nutrition. A description was given to the possible approaches that may be effective in helping to alleviate some of the major perplexing nutrition problems. Researchers, teachers, and others in the field of human nutrition are the key to identifying approaches to the solutions of these problems through continuous research. Additionally, and most importantly, vigorous and continuous research in the are of applied human nutrition are vital to the solution of the problems.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Flossie M. Byrd

Committee Member

Dymple C. Cooksey

Committee Member

Edward Martin

Committee Member

Waymon Webster

Committee Member

Ethel Clack


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Date of Digitization


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John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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