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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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Farm Bill and Agriculture Appropriations

Farm Bill issues are beginning to receive more national attention, and the Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a town hall Farm Bill hearing August 25 in Wichita, Kan.

A recent New York Times article contained information about the federal programs that benefit low-income Americans.

The Farm Bill impacts the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which under the Republican plan may become a Block Grant program. Funding for the WIC program is still in question, as the Senate has yet to vote on the House-passed Agriculture Appropriations Bill.

It is difficult to estimate when the Agriculture Appropriations Bill will reach the Senate floor, with attention turned to the debt ceiling. When the vote is passed, it may indicate a new picture of how the Farm Bill will be approached by the Senate.

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