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SNEB has received a resolution for consideration which has met the criteria according to the Issues and Resolutions Review Policy. Please review the resolution and use the area at the bottom of the webpage to provide comments, additional information and links to other resources as appropriate. This area is moderated but comments will be posted each morning after determining the author is a current SNEB member.
Annual Conference register onsite
Online registration has closed. Please register onsite on the first floor of the Milwaukee Convention Center beginning 5 to 9 p.m. CT Friday, June 27.
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Next ACPP Webinar - Menu Labeling: What's Up? What's Next?
Thursday, July 24 | 1 to 2 p.m. ET | Register
A one-hour webinar sponsored by National Restaurant Association will discuss the new uniform, national menu labeling regulations. In addition, published research to date on how this information affects consumers' choices will be covered. Learn how the right messaging can empower consumers to make healthier choices in restaurants and similar retail settings. This webinar is being offered free to all registrants. Attendees earn one CEU.
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Aging and Muscle Loss: Too Young to Worry? Think Again!
Although many people consider sarcopenia — the degenerative loss of muscle mass, function and strength — with old age, it's actually a progressive syndrome that begins much earlier in life. In fact, sarcopenia is characterized by approximately 3 to 8 percent reduction in lean muscle mass per decade after 30 years of age. Viewers of the webinar commented, "I thoroughly enjoyed the webinar yesterday," and "That was an amazing webinar on sarcopenia!"
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Latest review in the SNEB MyPlate eCatalog
SNEB's MyPlate eCatalog just received USDA Team Nutrition's Popular Events Idea Booklet to review. Going to SNEB's Annual Conference? You can pick up a copy there!
Seeking evidence for the uptake of MyPlate
SNEB members Elyse Levine and Amy Mobley, along with a collaboration of research and communication experts, proposed an evaluation framework to assess the effectiveness of the MyPlate initiative in a 2012 JNEB article, "Evaluating MyPlate: An Expanded Framework Using Traditional and Non-Traditional Metrics for Assessing Health Communication Campaigns."
Diet diary: Poor eating habits lead to food insecurity among students
The Indian Express
It appears in a recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior that 59 percent of college students at a university in Oregon were classified as food insecure at some point of the last school year. The figure is a whopping four times higher than the figure for American households (14.5 percent) as reported in a 2012 USDA study. The study effectively proves that students were not able to eat nutritious and safe food consistently.
Associate Editor, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
JNEB Journal Club 2014 fall semester announced
We have 11 sessions planned for this fall. Check out the full schedule here. If you are interested in being registered for all sessions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OB-GYNs address ethical issues in caring for women affected by obesity
Given the changing demographics of weight and the increasing rate of obesity in the United States, OB-GYNs must be prepared to care for patients who are obese in an ethical, nonjudgmental manner while being cognizant of the medical and social implications of obesity, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Million Hearts and Eating-Well magazine launch heart-healthy resource
The Million Hearts initiative announces the launch of a new Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Resource Center, developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Eating-Well magazine. The resource center features lower-sodium, heart-healthy recipes and family-friendly meal plans, with an emphasis on managing sodium intake, a major contributor to high blood pressure and heart disease.
Some bee pollen weight loss products are a dangerous scam
Some bee pollen products marketed for weight loss have been found to contain hidden and potentially dangerous ingredients that may be harmful for people who have conditions such as irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure and bipolar disorders (a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood), says Gary Coody, R.Ph., FDA's national health fraud coordinator.
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