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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 29

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House Majority Unveils Budget

The House Budget Committee provided its budget proposal for 2013. This budget, if passed, would have significant changes with health nutrition programs, including:

  • Convert SNAP into a block grant and cut nearly $122.5 billion from spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps over the next 10 years
  • $33 billion in cuts to farm spending
  • Reconsider automatic cuts, to go into effect in January 2013, which could negatively impact WIC
  • Significant reductions in health care funding including research
  • Medicare would no longer make payments to health care providers such as doctors and hospitals; instead vouchers would be provided to beneficiaries to buy coverage from private insurance companies or traditional Medicare.

The full vote of the House is expected later this month.


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