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More than 300 nutrition education professionals have already registered for the conference! Join your peers and colleagues in Washington, D.C., from July 20-24. Save $50 when you register by June 9. For details on programs, tours, networking opportunities and more, visit www.sneb.org/2017.
Friday, July 21 | 3 – 4 p.m. | Farragut/Lafayette
Support for nutrition education is more perilous, and more needed, than ever. How can we elevate the value of nutrition education for various audiences, from policymakers, to grassroots advocates, to our colleagues in other fields? Join the Tisch Food Center and Share Our Strength for a working session on communicating the essence of nutrition education and broadening our tent of support. This is a follow-up to last year's Dialogue Now, "Rebrand Nutrition Education?" Register for the conference.
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Sustainable Dietary Guidance: Learning from the Past, Understanding the Present, Planning for the Future
Wednesday, May 31 | 1 - 2 p.m. EDT
Webinar sponsored by the Division of Sustainable Food Systems.
Speakers: Pamela A. Koch, EdD, RD, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Columbia University; Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, University of New Hampshire, Tufts University; Angela M. Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Services
To achieve nutrition for all, food and nutrition professionals need an understanding of ecological sustainability issues such as biodiversity, soil health, loss of farmland, climate change, and pollution, and how these impact what, where, when, and how we grow food and achieve nutrition security. This dynamic conversation examines, "What is dietary guidance for ecological sustainability?" and "Why is it important for nutrition professionals?" Using the attention sustainability received during the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans as a launching point, this session explores how ecological sustainability issues can be incorporated into nutrition education and local, state and federal nutrition policy.
- Recognize the importance of ecological sustainability and healthy eating patterns and the role of ecological sustainability in national dietary guidance
- Describe how we can learn from the attempt to integrate ecological sustainability in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
- Identify actions that food and nutrition professionals can take to incorporate ecological sustainability into their practice and how to support sustainability in local, state and Federal nutrition policies
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By Ellen Schuster, BA, MS
Here's a new book you'll want to read: The Aisles Have Aisles - How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power by Joseph Turow. It's a deep dive into how we are being "tracked" by retailers and supermarkets through technology online, offline, and in the aisles.
|Welcome new members (since May 23)
- Mary Agnew, RDN, LD, Central Texas Food Bank, Austin, TX, Food & Nutrition Extension Education
- Lynn Bailey, Athens, GA
- Amanda Barnes, RDN/MS Student, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Austin, TX, International Nutrition Education
- Barbara Berger, MS, RD, Las Cruces Public Schools, Las Cruces, NM, Nutrition Education for Children
- Jean Butel, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
- Dori Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, Penn State Extension, Greensburg, PA, Food & Nutrition Extension Education
- Emily Charnock, MS, George Mason University, Rutland, VT, Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition Education for Children
- Het Desai-Shah, Rutgers University, Chalfont, PA, Nutrition Education for Children
- Jaclynn Foged, University of Nebraska Extension, Waverly, NE
- Amy Hollar, MS, RDN, Ohio State University, Cincinnati, OH
- Elizabeth Hubbard, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
- Danya Johnson, UAMS, Little Rock, AR
- C. Kit Kaiser, MMC, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
- Davi Kallman, MA, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
- Conor Kerley, PhD, BSc, PCRM, Washington, DC
- Bradyn Powell, Tulsa, OK
- Mary Nelson Robertson, MA, CHES, Indianola, MS
- David Robinson, Palmer, AK
- Elizabeth Sanders, MPH, RDN, International Food Information Council, Washington, DC, Communications, Nutrition Education With Industry
- Mandel Smith, MS, Penn State Extension, Collegeville, PA
- Katherine Speirs, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- Kati Szamos, MS, Baylor Scott and White Health System, Dallas, TX, Nutrition Education With Industry, Public Health Nutrition
- Lindsay Talbot, Arizona Dept. of Education, Phoenix, AZ, Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition Education for Children
- Jennie Till, Stillwater, OK
- Easter Tucker, MS, Food & Nutrition Extension Education
- Kelly Whitehair, PhD, RD, LD, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
A Multicomponent, School-Based Intervention, the Shaping Healthy Choices Program, Improves Nutrition-Related Outcomes
Authors: Rachel E. Scherr, PhD, Jessica D. Linnell, PhD, Madan Dharmar, MBBS, PhD, Lori M. Beccarelli, PhD, Jacqueline J. Bergman, PhD, Marilyn Briggs, PhD, RD, Kelley M. Brian, MPH, Gail Feenstra, EdD, RD, J. Carol Hillhouse, MS, Carl L. Keen, PhD, Lenna L. Ontai, PhD, Sara E. Schaefer, PhD, Martin H. Smith, EdD, Theresa Spezzano, MS; Francene M. Steinberg, PhD, RD, Carolyn Sutter, MS, Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, PhD
Interview: Rachel E. Scherr, PhD, discusses the dramatic decrease in BMI, although unexpected in the short time frame of the intervention. This demonstrated that the SHCP was effective due to positive health messages and reinforcing nutrition concepts throughout the school and home environments.
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) monitored indicators of nutrition and health for the past 50 years, and trends have been identified using the multitude of sequential, cross-sectional reports. First, the quantity and variety of food available to Americans has increased over time, leading to considerable changes in dietary intakes.
Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy
Imagine you are a high school student faced with a drab cafeteria, institutional tables with benches, and one serving window for 4,000 students to get lunch from. Add in long lines and hurried meal time. But what would happen if the cafeteria layout and design was renovated to mirror the cool cafe hangouts seen in movies, malls, and other places teens admire?
Dairy Council of California
Dietary patterns, health inequities, food waste, and Type 2 diabetes all made Dairy Council of California's list of trending nutrition topics for 2017. For a complete look at the Task Force's Top 10 Nutrition Trends for 2017, visit HealthyEating.org/Trends.
International Life Science Institute
This session provided an overview of a new database which comprehensively covers human intervention studies on fiber and nine physiologic effects, published from 1946 through September 2015.
Food Security and Nutrition Network
The TOPS Program, along with USAID's Office of Food for Peace, hosted a Breastfeeding Seminar that brought together those who provide technical assistance Food for Peace-funded programming in the field, along with other key stakeholders.
Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference
March 26 – 30, 2018 | Manchester Grand Hyatt | San Diego, California
The 28th Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference brings together professionals with a passion for health promotion — individuals who represent the most successful programs in workplace, clinical, educational, and community settings.
The three-day core conference will feature three inspiring and thought-provoking keynote addresses, concurrent sessions presented by the top scientists and practitioners in the field, plus, many opportunities to collaborate through interactive discussions, networking sessions, fitness activities, and social events.
The conference will also feature two-day preconference Intensive Training Seminars.
Complete program details, schedule updates, and registration information are available at www.HealthPromotionConference.com.
Call for Proposals is now open
Food Safety News
Food waste is sickening. The amount of safe and nutritious food that is wasted each year in the United States is astonishing: An estimated 40 percent of the U.S. food supply is never consumed. Yet, approximately 49 million Americans are suffering from hunger.
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