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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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Academy Pocket Guide to Pediatric Weight Management (10% off during the month of September)

Academy Pocket Guide to Pediatric Weight Management (10% off during the month of September)

Blends the most current recommendations and evidence-based guidelines for working with children and adolescents.

...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - October 3

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Are Competitive Foods Losing Their Competitive Edge?

Overconsumption of low nutrient quality food in schools contributes to childhood obesity and weakens the strength of our national security and defense, according a new report.

The report by the organization Mission: Readiness titled "Still Too Fat To Fight" supports updating nutrition standards for competitive foods, or foods sold in a la carte lines, snack bars, vending machines and outside of school meals.

The Academy and its partners in the National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity advocate for science-based nutrition standards as the USDA develops rules regarding competitive foods in schools as part of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.

Altering foods sold in schools is just one piece of the puzzle. A recent report by Trust for America's Health recommends involving every sector at every level to prevent adult obesity rates from reaching 44 percent or above, as projected to occur in every state by 2030.


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