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SNEB Annual Conference
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Online registration is now open at http://www.sneb.org/register. Reserve your accommodations at the conference hotel or student housing here.
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Registration brochure is now online
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See all the details of this year's conference.
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SNEB Talks call for presentations
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We are again looking for members and colleagues to bring their passion and creativity to this year's "SNEB Talks!"
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SNEB is guest society at Experimental Biology 2014
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President Joanne Ikeda announces SNEB will be recognized as a guest society at American Society for Nutrition's Scientific Sessions and annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2014. The meeting will be April. 26-30 in San Diego.

As a guest society, members of SNEB can register to attend the meeting for exclusive rates reserved for ASN members. Register

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SNEB affiliate updates website
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The NNEdPro Group represents a strategic partnership between doctors, dietitians, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals. It is composed of several partner organizations including the British Dietetic Association, Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour, the Cambridge University Hospitals/School of Clinical Medicine, the University of Ulster and the UK Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research unit in Cambridge, U.K.
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JNEB IN THE NEWS


Latest JNEB podcast — listen and learn!
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Volume 46, Issue 2 — New Resource Podcasts
Shirley quickly summarizes the New Resource, Nutrition Decisions, Eat Smart, Move More. For the full written review see the New Resources collection.

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Free access to journals and reference books for unemployed postdocs
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The publisher of JNEB, Elsevier, has recently announced that it will be continuing its Free Access Passports program in 2014.
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JNEB Journal Club 2014 spring semester
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March 24: Front-of-package References to Fiber on Foods in Canadian Supermarkets Highlight the Need for Increased Nutrition Knowledge among Consumers by Valerie Tarasuk, Ph.D. | Register

March 31: Predictors of Total Calories Purchased at Fast-food Restaurants: Restaurant Characteristics, Calorie Awareness, and Use of Calorie Information by Ian Brissette, Ph.D. | Register

Attendance earns 1 CEU. If you'd like to be registered for all sessions, email rdaeger@sneb.org.

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JNEB Journal Club 2014 fall semester announced
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Plan now for "Nutrition Environments and Shaping Behavior" as the fall topic. If you'd like to be registered for the entire fall semester, email rdaeger@sneb.org.
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IN THE HEADLINES


Editor of leading journal says 'no' to calling obesity a disease
Childhood Obesity
In a provocative editorial, David L. Katz, MD, MPH, editor-in-chief of Childhood Obesity and director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center, discusses the American Medical Association's recognition of obesity as a disease.
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USDA finalizes changes to WIC program
Department of Agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has finalized changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children to further improve the nutrition and health of the nation's low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants and young children.
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Nutrition education ranks as top priority for potato growers
The Packer
The nutrition message for potatoes is still a strong focus for promotions. Growers and associations have both placed nutrition education at the top of their priority lists. "This year, our overarching strategic imperative is to communicate that potatoes are not fattening," said Meredith Myers, U.S. Potato Board public relations manager.
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Diet beverages and body weight
National Institutes of Health
Overweight and obese adults who drink diet beverages consume significantly more solid-food calories — particularly from snacks — than those who drink sugary beverages. The findings highlight the challenges in using diet beverages to help control weight.
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New food allergy resources available from NFSMI and USDA
NFSMI
NFSMI, in partnership with USDA, has developed food allergy training videos for schools and child care centers. The videos focus on strategies that food service staff can use to manage food allergies in USDA's Child Nutrition Programs. For more food allergy information, visit www.nfsmi.org/foodallergy.
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Hungry for 'likes': Frequent Facebook use linked to eating disorder risk
EurekAlert!
Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers.
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