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Nearly 400 nutrition education professionals have already registered for conference! Join your peers and colleagues in Orlando, FL this July 27-30. Save $50 when you register by June 7. For details on programs, tours, networking opportunities and more, visit www.sneb.org/2019.
SNEB's Advisory Committee on Public Policy (ACPP) conducts a bi-annual survey with membership to assist in directing its public policy efforts. While answering the questions in this survey, please consider the mission of SNEB: To promote effective nutrition education and healthy behavior through research, policy and practice. Your response by June 14 is appreciated. For questions about the policy survey, please contact the SNEB office at email@example.com.
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University of Maine
Adrienne A. White, PhD, RD, professor emerita of Human Nutrition, was among seventeen faculty members at the University of Maine to receive a Faculty Mentor Impact Award, recognizing support, advocacy, and mentorship of students. The award was given at the Faculty Mentor Appreciation ceremony on May 7, 2019. Two hundred faculty from across the university were nominated for the award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Join us in congratulating Dr. White on receiving this award!
Position: Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist
Organization: New Mexico State University
City and state: Las Cruces, NM
Application deadline: June 19, 2019
By Ellen Schuster, BA, MS
What words or terms keep showing up in the popular press? Read on...
- Gabriel Gomez, BA, New Mexico State University/Cooperative Extension/ICAN, Las Cruces, NM, FNEE
- Lori Greene, MS, LDN, RDN, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, Communications, Digital Technology
- Mindy Meuli, MS, RD, LD, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
- Rita Palmer, UCCE Butte County, Oroville, CA, FNEE, Nutrition Education for Children
- Manal Sunbul, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
- Marisa Van Dommelen, Cooperative Extension Services-ICAN Program, Las Cruces, NM
Be sure to read insights by these authors who are also SNEB members.
Alexandra Bush-Kaufman, MPH, RDN, Washington State University–Extension; Karen Barale, MS, RD, Washington State University–Extension; M. Catalina Aragón, MS, Washington State University–Extension; Marie Walsh, MPH, Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Center of Excellence — Development and Testing of the Healthy Food Pantry Assessment Tool
Laura L. Bellows, PhD, MPH, RDN, Colorado State University; Richard E. Boles, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; Sarah K. Hibbs-Shipp, PhD, Colorado State University; Alexandra Burdell, PhD, Colorado State University; Susan L. Johnson, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus — Checklist to Capture Food, Physical Activity, and Sedentary Devices in the Home Environment: The Home Inventory Describing Eating and Activity (Home-IDEA2)
Kristen N. DiFilippo, PhD, RDN, LDN, University of Illinois — Public Health Nutrition
By using the right words and repeating the phrases, adults can help young kids get over picky eating behaviors and eat healthier foods, according to a new study. Saying "Lentils will help you run faster," for instance, encourages preschoolers to understand the benefits and pick the foods they want, the study authors write in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
These authors have published 6 to 7 papers in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior in the preceding 10 years. Their commitment to nutrition education research, practice, and policy is deeply appreciated.
- Desiree Backman, DPH, MS, RD, University of California, Davis, Institute for Population Health Improvement
- Lora Beth Brown, EdD, Brigham Young University, Department of Nutrition
- Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, LD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Division of Nutritional Sciences
- Leslie Cunningham-Sabo, PhD, RDN, Colorado State University, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
- Subba Rao M. Gavaravarapu, PhD, National Institute of Nutrition India, Hyderabad, India
- Keiko Goto, PhD, California State University, Chico, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
- Geoffrey W. Greene, PhD, RD, LDN, University of Rhode Island, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
- David Hammond, PhD, University of Waterloo, School of Public Health and Health Systems, Waterloo, Canada
- Chery Smith, PhD, MPH, RD, University of Minnesota System, Department of Food Science and Nutrition
- Sharon Sugerman, MS, RD, Public Health Institute Oakland, 4 Center for Wellness and Nutrition
- Adrienne White, PhD, RDN, University of Maine, School of Food and Agriculture
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
On March 28-29, 2019, the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee held its first meeting at the USDA South Building in Washington, DC.
The meeting included:
View the meeting materials here.
- A review of operations for the Committee members;
- Overview of the topics and questions identified by the Department to be examined by the Committee;
- Presentations on the evidence-based approaches for reviewing the scientific evidence, including USDA’s Nutrition Evidence Systematic Review process, data analyses, and food pattern modeling analyses; and
- Plans for future Committee work.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Each June, the National Safety Council and its partners encourage communities, organizations, families, and individuals to observe National Safety Month with the goal of reducing the leading causes of injuries and deaths. At WIC, this is an opportunity to help reinforce the importance of a number of safety issues that are important to safeguarding the health of WIC participants.
NIH Director's Blog
If you've ever tried to lose a few pounds or just stay at a healthy weight, you've likely encountered a dizzying array of diets, each with passionate proponents: low carb, low fat, keto, paleo, vegan, Mediterranean, and so on. Yet, most nutrition experts agree on one thing: it's best to steer clear of ultra-processed foods. Now, there's some solid scientific evidence to back up that advice.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
During this 1-hour webinar, you will hear from two SNAP-Ed agency program leaders who have experienced disasters first-hand, and successfully met the needs of their communities. You'll also hear from a food safety expert who will share how you can prepare in advance for possible emergencies. Watch Recording
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