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Most Schools Meet New USDA Drinking Water Mandate: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

A new USDA mandate calling for access to free drinking water during lunchtime at schools participating in the National School Lunch Program went into effect at the start of the 2011-12 school year. A study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan and University of Illinois at Chicago found that most schools met the new requirement; however, additional measures are needed to promote better access and encourage students to drink more water. Read more »

Nutrition Education Programs Bolstered by New, Evidence-Based 'GENIE' Tool from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Effective nutrition education programs are key to improving the nation's health, and a new tool from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation is available to strengthen nutrition education programs. Read more »

Academy Supports FDA's Proposed Label Changes, Calls for Nutrition Education for Consumers

Changes announced today to the Nutrition Facts label found on most foods sold in stores represent a significant step forward in helping people understand the label, and connect the label more closely to consumers' actual behavior, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Read more »

Academy Response to JAMA Childhood Obesity Rates Study

With more than one-third of American adults and 17 percent of children categorized as obese, the health of our nation and future generations is truly at stake, making obesity a top priority for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its members. Read more »

Home Food Safety Tips for National Nutrition Month

Proper preparation, cooking and storage can keep foods safe while maintaining their flavor and nutrients. For National Nutrition Month® and its 2014 theme “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ and ConAgra Foods’ Home Food Safety program offers ways to get the most flavor out of foods while reducing the risk of food poisoning. Read more »


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