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SNEB Position Paper on Sustainability

Posted by: Rachel Daeger on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

SNEB is in the process of authoring its first position paper. The current paper in review is on sustainability within the dietary guidelines. In order to be inclusive of the expertise and viewpoints of the entire membership, the process ...

ACPP Action Alert: Standing in Unity for Nutrition

Posted by: Kayla Jenkins on Friday, March 23, 2018

The following Action Alert was submitted by the SNEB Advisory Committee on Public Policy and approved by the SNEB Board. ACPP is asking SNEB members to add their name in support of "Standing in Unity for Nutrition." The community of ...

A Deep Dive into Understanding Research Studies

A Deep Dive into Understanding Research Studies

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Article originally appears in the March 15, 2018 issue of the SNEB eCommunicator. Now more than ever understanding research studies is important. Social media and the sharing of inaccurate nutrition and health information often coming ...

The Wave of Removing Artificial Colors and Ingredients Continues

The Wave of Removing Artificial Colors and Ingredients Continues

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Monday, March 5, 2018

Article originally appears in the March 1, 2018 issue of the SNEB eCommunicator. Companies respond to consumer advocate demands to remove artificial colors and other ingredients from processed food and restaurant offerings. Background ...

Learn Online with Podcasts!

Learn Online with Podcasts!

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Monday, February 19, 2018

Podcasts are a way to listen to an interview with a nutrition leader, hear about the latest research, learn about a nutrition-related topic or learn about a nutrition-related book. And you can walk or garden while listening. So get ...

Food (and Drink) in All the (Wrong) Places

Food (and Drink) in All the (Wrong) Places

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Monday, February 12, 2018

Several years ago while in a shoe store I noticed a beverage vending machine near the cash register. I began to see food and/or drink vending machines in places I wouldn’t have expected such as Best Buy. Here are some other places ...

Visual Serving Size Guides

Visual Serving Size Guides

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Monday, January 22, 2018

It’s the New Year and in the spirit of eating healthy resolutions here is a list of visual serving size guides from different sources. What is the difference between a serving and a portion? Some of the resources below are titled ...

Grocery Store Disruption News for Savvy Nutrition Educators

Grocery Store Disruption News for Savvy Nutrition Educators

Posted by: Ellen Schuster, BA, MS on Monday, January 8, 2018

Amazon's expansion into the grocery store space, online ordering/delivery (about 25% of grocery stores provide this) and meal kit services aren't the only current grocery store disruptions. What is disruption? According to Wikipedia, it's ...

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