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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:

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Study Finds Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Increases Kids' Consumption

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program increases the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables by children at participating schools by a quarter-cup per day, or 15 percent, according to a new independent evaluation of the program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service.

"We are thrilled that this comprehensive evaluation confirms what we have seen in our visits with students, parents and school officials in FFVP schools over the last 10 years," said ADA member Lorelei DiSogra, EdD, vice president of nutrition and health for the United Fresh Produce Association. Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income students, even by small amounts, is likely to confer a public health benefit, as children from socioeconomically disadvantaged families tend to have the lowest intakes of fruit and vegetables.

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