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Health at Every Size curriculum
Announced at the annual conference, a peer-reviewed curriculum has been designed for teaching health professionals and university students about the Health At Every Size model. The Association for Size Diversity and Health, the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance and SNEB's Weight Realities and Higher Education Divisions collaborated on the material which is free to download and use. The Health at Every Size model is a health-focused, weight-neutral approach to health that promotes the right to be peaceful in one's body.
SNEB leadership begins the 2013-2014 program year
SNEB is fortunate to have so many dedicated volunteers serving as board, committee and division leaders. The current leadership roster is available to download in the Member Center.
2014 Annual Conference call for programs
SNEB invites proposals for conference sessions and for pre- and post-meeting workshops for the 2014 Annual Conference. The 47th Annual Conference will provide attendees with strategies and tools to use in the ever changing world of nutrition and health. The 2014 Annual Conference will be June 28 – July 1 in Milwaukee. The deadline for proposals is Oct. 14.
Welcome new members: Aug. 31-Sept. 17
Khalid Aldubayan, Master of Nutrition Sciences: Lubbock, TX
Katie Bulian, MS in Nutrition: Morgantown, WV
Patricia Galvez, Master of Nutrition: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Urbana, IL
Justine Haney, BS: Bruceton Mills, WV
DaNelle Jenkins, BS: Northern Kentucky Health Department; Cincinnati, OH
Scott Schuster MEd: CHES Food Bank of Delaware; Hockessin, DE
Thanks to our great corps of student volunteers for capturing images from the annual conference. View them on Flickr here.
Webinar recordings now available
JNEB Webinar: Statistics for Survey Design: Solutions for Success (Sept. 11)
Journal Club 1: Pilot Study of the Effects of Interview Content, Retention Interval and Grade on Accuracy of Dietary Information from Children (Sept. 9)
JNEB now accepting Method Papers
Research Methods are manuscripts that describe the objectives and methodologies for multi-year interventions
whose aims are to change nutrition and/or physical activity behavior and/or related physiological outcomes,
such as BMI or blood glucose
JNEB Journal Club fall semester
SNEB has launched a second semester of the JNEB Journal Club. The Journal Club will consist of weekly webinars featuring authors from the latest issue of Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. During the webinars, the authors will review and discuss their research articles and students will have an opportunity to ask questions. Each one-hour webinar will be broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT and available as a recording.
September 23: Using a Systematic Conceptual Model for a Process Evaluation of a Middle School Obesity Risk-Reduction Nutrition Curriculum Intervention: Choice, Control & Change by Heewon Lee, Ph.D., RD, Teachers College Columbia University
September 30: (will be pre-recorded and available to view after Sept. 27) Expanding Children's Food Experience: The Impact of a School-based Kitchen Garden Program by Lisa Gibbs, Ph.D., University of Melbourne, Australia | Register to receive announcement that recording is available.
7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference
The National Farm to School Network is excited to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for the 7th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference: Powering Up, which will be held April 15-18, 2014 in Austin, Texas.
You can download the official RFP here.
Medical practitioners should evaluate behaviors, not size
Kathy Kater was invited to write a blog post for National Eating Disorder Association in response to this article: Teens who beat obesity at risk for eating disorders.
Healthy school meals in their own words
Department of Agriculture
Schools across the country are telling us that they are successfully serving healthy, delicious breakfasts and lunches to students. But how do the students and staff feel about the changes? We interviewed students and staff at Bondurant-Farrar School District outside of Des Moines, Iowa to get their take on the new meals. Hear candid responses at Bondurant-Farrar and success stories from other states here.
Gut feelings: The future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach
More than 20 years of work treating eating disorders has emphasized Boston-area psychiatrist James Greenblatt's hunch: that the connection between body and mind was more important than conventional psychiatry assumed. "Each year, I get more and more impressed at how important the GI tract is for healthy mood and the controlling of behavior," he said.
For obese kids, weight loss can sometimes lead to eating disorders
National Institutes of Health
Obese children and teens who lose weight are in danger of developing eating disorders — including anorexia and bulimia — and a new study highlights how this can happen.
These problems may not be diagnosed quickly, because parents and doctors "think it's a good thing that these teens have lost so much weight," said lead researcher Leslie Sim, an assistant professor of psychology and an eating disorders expert at the Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester, Minn.
FNS/USDA funds available for purchasing wireless point-of-sale equipment
Department of Agriculture
The deadline for applying for funds from FNS/USDA for purchasing wireless point-of-sale (POS) equipment (EBT equipment) is Sept. 30. Information can be found here.
Building a dynamic brain: The influences of music, movement and nutrition
Department of Health and Human Services
View this webinar to explore brain and motor development as it relates to infants, very young children, their families, caregivers and communities. Developed as part of the Little Voices for Healthy Choices Initiative, Early Head Start staff may use it in their daily work. The webinar features Dr. Donna Britt from the Early Head Start National Resource Center and teaching artists from Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts.
Second meeting of Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee announced
The second meeting of the 2015 DGAC has been announced in the Federal Register. The meeting will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Oct. 3 (including oral testimony) and 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 4. A meeting agenda is attached.
PLEASE NOTE: Meeting registration is expected to open Sept. 4 and will be accessible at www.dietaryguidelines.gov. The website is currently being updated to reflect the Federal Register Notice, so keep checking back if you are interested in additional information.
Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals webinar series
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
From Subpar to RockStar: Strategies for Excellence in Online Nutrition Education featuring Dr. Leora Waldner, Troy University and Dr. Tammy Stephenson, University of Kentucky. 11 a.m. CDT, Friday, Sept. 27. FREE to all participants. Coca-Cola Company supports the NEHP Webinar Series.
Department of Agriculture
Balancing Sodium and Potassium Intake for Disease Prevention and Optimal Health
11:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 24
No cost to attend
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