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Background. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed modifying the Nutrition Facts Label (NFL) on food packages to increase consumer attention to this resource and to promote healthier dietary choices. Aims. The present study sought to determine whether the proposed NFL changes will affect consumer attention to the NFL or purchase intentions.

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Health profession students require knowledge and skills in nutrition and physical activity for patient/client care and for their own wellness. This is generally lacking in their preprofessional didactic education.

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Objectives. We explored the effect of a culturally targeted calorie label intervention on food purchasing behavior of elementary school students. Method. We used a quasi-experimental design with two intervention schools and one control school to assess food purchases of third through fifth graders at standardized school food sales before and after the intervention (immediate and delayed) in schools.

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Child care offers an ideal setting to promote more healthful eating through nutrition education. However, many child care providers lack knowledge about nutrition and receive infrequent nutrition training. Although web-based training shows promise as a way to address this, most current trainings focus on information provision rather than direct skills training that promotes hands-on, experiential learning.

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Background. Parent involvement varies widely in school-based programs designed to promote physical activity and healthy nutrition, yet the underlying factors that may limit parent’s participation and support of learned behaviors at home are not well understood. Method. We conducted a qualitative study that consisted of one focus group (n = 5) and 52 in-depth interviews among parents whose children participated in a school-based physical activity and nutrition (PAN) promotion program in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States.

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Parent interventions for childhood obesity prevention have traditionally experienced low participation rates or used passive methods such as newsletters. In con- trast, the ¡Miranos! intervention home-based activities included parent-led face-to-face meetings delivered after school, take-home bags with educational materi- als, and scavenger hunt games to deliver health infor- mation to Head Start families regarding nutrition, physical activity, and healthy growth promotion for their preschooler.

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This article focuses on the benefits of promoting lifelong, healthy eating habits within a student-centered blog. A learning community, located in an urban, northeastern section of the United States, was formed between two fifth grades from different socioeconomic backgrounds and college students enrolled in a nutrition class. Components of this unit,

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In order to address the pervasive trend of underconsumption of fruits and vegetables among children, we examined the hypothesis that children would be more likely to select fruits (apple slices, bananas, and oranges) and vegetables (baby carrots) when paired with animal cartoon image than when available without the character image.

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Do you work with schools or want to learn about what is happening in schools? Do you provide nutrition education to children? Schools play an important role in childhood obesity prevention efforts because children spend so much of their day at school. Recent changes to nutrition standards for school meals and snacks and stronger implementation of school wellness policies are helping to make school environments healthier.

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