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Nutrition Care Manual
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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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Healthy Eating Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens (10% off during the month of August)

Healthy Eating Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens (10% off during the month of August)

Using a family-friendly approach, the authors present eight Academy-backed strategies for managing weight.

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U.S. Obesity Rates Released

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released its latest state data on obesity.

According to the report, "no state reported that less than 20 percent of adults were obese in 2010 ... [and] 30 percent or more of adults in 12 states were obese, compared to no states with that level of obesity in 2000, and nine states in 2009 ... The South had the highest rate, at 29.4 percent, while the Midwest had an obesity rate of 28.7 percent, the Northeast had a rate of 24.9 percent; and the West had a rate of 24.1 percent ..."

More information on obesity prevalence, including an animated map, can be found at www.cdc.gov/obesity.


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