Apples vs. oranges: Google tool offers ultimate nutrition smackdown

May 23, 2014

By Eliza Barclay Leave it to the folks at Reddit to uncover the hidden treasures of the Internet. Recently, they were gabbing about Google’s nutrition comparison tool, which was quietly […]

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IOM to host webinar about increasing physical activity and physical education in schools

April 23, 2014

Almost one year ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the report Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School, which offered recommendations, strategies, and action […]

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NCCOR members contribute to new research that shows major food companies have cutback on calories

January 13, 2014

Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies have cut 78 calories out of an American’s daily diet according to a new study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson […]

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Pre-packaged foods too salty for young children

March 25, 2013

By Brett Smith On average, Americans like their food salty, but it is an affinity that often results in conditions like hypertension and heart disease. A new study from officials […]

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How ‘crunch time’ between school and sleep shapes kids’ health

February 27, 2013

How ‘crunch time’ between school and sleep shapes kids’ health Feb. 25, 2013, NPR [Shots Blog] It’s an important question for American families and the nation as a whole: Why […]

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Measurement of the food and physical activity environments

April 1, 2009

April 2009 Given the high rates of obesity prevalence in the United States and around the world, research interest has grown regarding the effects of the community food and physical […]

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