New NCCOR project translates research into applications for the Healthy Eating Index

April 25, 2013

In April, NCCOR launched a series of new communication tools and technologies that translate and disseminate research applications of the Healthy Eating Index (HEI) for researchers, practitioners, and decision makers and ultimately highlight changes needed to enable healthier food choices for all Americans. The HEI is a tool designed to measure diet quality—that is, how […]

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Using online tools to increase access to nutrition messages for low-income mothers

November 8, 2012

Research presented on Oct. 29 at the American Public Health Association’s 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition discussed the process of developing new online communication tools that promote healthy eating behaviors to low-income mothers. The study, led by Judy Wilson of the Office of Research and Analysis in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), also looked at […]

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