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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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...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - March 7

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Nutrition Issues Take Front Burner in Congress and Across America

Each year, Congress decides on funding levels for nutrition-related programs that affect Americans' access to healthy foods.

Last week, the House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies held a hearing that included such important nutrition programs as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC). Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Jack Kingston (Ga.) raised concerns over the U.S. Department of Agriculture's duplicative nutrition programs and the idea of limiting choice in purchases using SNAP benefits. Kevin Concannon, USDA's under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services, highlighted improvements to SNAP regarding waste, fraud and abuse and lower administrative costs.

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