Upcoming SNEB Events


Menu Labeling: What’s Up? What’s Next?


Thursday, July 24, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM EDT | Register


A 1-hour webinar sponsored by National Restaurant Association will discuss the new uniform, national menu labeling regulations. In addition, published research to date on how this information affects consumers’ choices will be covered. Learn how the right messaging can empower consumers to make healthier choices in restaurants and similar retail settings.

Learning Objectives:
o Participants will be able to describe the history of menu labeling, the basics of the proposed National Menu Labeling Regulation and the results of the published menu labeling scientific literature
o Participants will be able to explain the variability in restaurant reporting and provide examples of what restaurants can do to control this
o Participants will be able to summarize the impact of false information and negative media on the consumer
o Participants will identify 2-3 action steps using the food/nutrition expert’s role in menu labeling to promote healthier food choices

Moderator: Tracy Fox, MPH, RD, President, Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants, LLC, Chair, SNEB Advisory Committee on Public Policy
Speakers: Cheryl Dolven MS, RD is the Sr. Director of Health and Wellness for Darden Restaurants; Joy Dubost PhD RD, Director of Nutrition, National Restaurant Association

This webinar is being offered free to all registrants. Attendees earn 1 CEU




Fall 2014 Journal Club - Nutrition Environments and Shaping Behavior

SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an SNEB member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Attendees receive 1 CEU for attending.


Journal Club 1 - September 15 at 1 p.m. ET
Impact of Cooking and Home Food Preparation Interventions among Adults: Outcomes and Implications for Future Programs, presented by Marla Reicks, PhD, RD, University of Minnesota | Register

Journal Club 2 - September 22 at 1 p.m. ET
The Influence of Home Food Environments on Eating Behaviors of Overweight and Obese Women presented by Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, Emory University | Register 

Journal Club 3 - September 29 at 1 p.m. ET
Involvement in Meal Preparation at Home is Associated with Better Diet Quality among Canadian Children presented by  Yen Li Chu, PhD, University of Alberta | Register 

Journal Club 4 - October 6 at 1 p.m. ET
Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Fast Food Restaurant Frequency among adolescents and their Friends presented by Meg Bruening, PhD, MPH, RD, Arizona State University | Register


Journal Club 5 - October 13 at 1 p.m. ET
Environmental Factors That Impact the Eating Behaviors of Low-income African American Adolescents in Baltimore City presented by Karina M.H. Christiansen, MPP, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health | Register

Journal Club 6 - October 20 at 1 p.m. ET
Differences in Food Environment Perceptions and Spatial of Food Shopping Between Residents of Low and High Food Access Areas presented by Angela D. Liese, PhD, University of South Carolina | Register


Journal Club 7 - October 27 at 1 p.m. ET
Differences in Home Food and Activity Environments between Obese and Healthy Weight Families of Preschool Children presented by Richard E. Boles, PhD, University of Colorado Denver | Register

Journal Club 8 - November 3 at 1 p.m. ET
Determinants of Diet Quality in Pregnancy: Socio-demographic, Pregnancy-specific, and Food Environment Influences presented by Danielle M. Nash, MSc and Karen Campbell, PhD, University of Western Ontario | Register


Journal Club 9 - November 10 at 1 p.m. ET
Validation of an Adapted Version of the Nutrition Environment Measurement Tool for Stores (NEMS-S) in an Urban Area of Brazil presented by Paula A. Martins, PhD, Federal University of São Paulo | Register


Journal Club 10 - November 17 at 1 p.m. ET
Examining the Influence of Price and Accessibility on Willingness to Shop at Farmers’ Markets Among Low-income Eastern North Carolina Women presented by Jared T. McGuirt, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Register

Journal Club 11 - December 1 at 1 p.m. ET
Family Nutrition Program Assistants’ Perception of Farmers Markets, Alternative Agricultural Practices and Diet Quality presented by Sarah Misyak, MS, Virginia Tech | Register


Journal Club 12- December 8 at 1 p.m. ET
A Cross-cultural Comparison of Eating Behaviors and Home Food Environmental Factors in Adolescents from Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Saint Paul/Minneapolis (US) presented by Camilla Chermont Prochnik Estima, PhD, University of São Paulo | Register

Special thank you to Sarah Colby PhD, RD, Assistant Professor at The University of Tennessee Department of Nutrition, for championing and organizing this effort. For more information please contact the SNEB office at info@sneb.org or call 317-328-4627. If you'd like to pre-register for the fall semester, please email rdaeger@sneb.org.


2015 Annual Conference

"Creativity & Innovation in Nutrition Education"

July 25 - 28

Pittsburgh, PA

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