In the economics of food, there’s some good news about the cost of food overall, yet for many not enough; a round-up of SNAP articles and zero waste/repurposing of food ideas and titles.
Grocery inflation drops under five percent in June, but some categories see price increases compared to last year (https://www.grocerydive.com/news/grocery-inflation-drops-below-5-percent-june-2023/686683/ <https://www.grocerydive.com/news/grocery-inflation-drops-below-5-percent-june-2023/686683/>).
Given the conversations happening now at the federal level around funding for nutrition assistance programs for our nation's highest-need communities, nutrition educators need to pay close attention. Whether you are someone who likes to work behind the scenes or take center stage, we need to be strong advocates for these programs to ensure that individuals and communities across the lifecycle have access to adequate and nutritious food. These programs are critical given their vital role in add (...)
A great perk of SNEB membership is the no-cost availability of SNEB webinars. Sponsored by SNEB Divisions, members, friends of the Society, and related organizations, the webinars offer continuing education and course resources on theory, content and contextual features pertinent to development, delivery, evaluation, planning, and innovation of nutrition education and behavioral topics. These webinars, examples of the superior application of SNEB member expertise, are a desirable deliverable for (...)
The latest…from poor air quality affecting outdoor activity to foods and our quest for sleep. This interesting article about readability has implications for reading info on phones/screens: fonts change your reading speed (increase it by 35% on a screen in a recent study) but also change how you’re perceived; ‘bad’ fonts can make it hard to recognize words; when you read small text on a phone the difference in height between capital and lowercase letters is important. Note: in the artic (...)
JNEB Editorial - June issue
Jared T. McGuirt, PhD, MPH, Associate Editor
A NEW SEASON OF REACH AND ENGAGEMENT FOR JNEB
You may have noticed that JNEB is popping up in new ways and places across social media: new platforms, graphics, and content. If you haven’t seen this change, please connect with our various social media platforms to avoid missing out on the excitement! More on where to fnd us in a minute.
MORE THAN JUST PERIODICAL
What’s behind this shift and expansion? This (...)
JNEB Editorial - June issue
Alexandra L. MacMillan Uribe, PhD, RDN
Emily Welker Duffy, MPH, RD
Basheerah Enahora, PhD, MBA, RDN, LDN
Phrashiah Githinji, PhD
Jared McGuirt, PhD, MPH
Gina L. Tripicchio, PhD, MSEd
The incorporation of digital technology (digitech) within nutrition education and behavior change interventions (NEBI) has markedly increased, and COVID-19 rapidly accelerated advancement and acceptability in this area.1 The proliferation of digite (...)
No…it’s not 2024 yet when all the trends for the new year are shared. Instead this article was prompted by the trends shared by Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru and includes other related trend-related articles. You may not agree with all of Lempert’s retail dietitian/grocer focused trends but his ideas and data will certainly highlight our changing world. Enjoy!
Snack & sweet trends from the May 2024 Expo include offering different package sizes https://thetakeout.com/top-5-candy-s (...)
Food prices continue to take center stage in grocery retail. Many shoppers view snacks as cheaper food options. And there’s a fascinating story about how precise data drives increases in fast food prices. With the normalization of Buy Now Pay Later for groceries, Consumer Reports ratings of these apps is timely. Value used to be mostly about price yet this has expanded to quality, convenience and other factors. Also, a look at school meals, plant-based, technology (chatGPT, AI and digital coo (...)
Published in the May 2023 issue of JNEB
by Lauren Haldeman, PhD, JNEB Editor in Chief
JNEB's reputation as the premier journal for nutrition education and behavior is due in large part to our excellent group of reviewers. As an important platform for researchers and practitioners to share their findings and insights, it is vital that the articles published in JNEB are of high quality and rigorously reviewed. While it does take some time, the importance of reviewing papers and the benefits it b (...)
Published in May 2023 issue of JNEB
At the end of 2022, the membership of the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) demonstrated their commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) through the passing of a resolution to adopt a DEI statement. The written resolution in its entirety is viewable at https://www.sneb.org/resolution-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-statement-for-the-society-of-nutrition-education-and-behavior/.
A committee of diverse individuals in regard to place (...)