NCCOR publishes white paper to complement Healthy Eating Index photo series

January 22, 2015

By visualizing the quality of the American diet and exploring findings from the Healthy-Eating Index-2010 (HEI-2010), researchers and the public can both benefit, according to a new white paper. “Visualizing Diet Quality at Multiple Levels of the Food Stream” uses HEI-2010 – a scoring metric developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National […]

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New video, infographics, and photos highlight deficiencies in the current U.S. food supply

November 10, 2014

The dietary recommendations for eating healthy have not changed much in the past few decades—eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and cut back on calories, sugar, and fat. However, it might not be possible for everyone to eat this way even if they tried. A new study, published in the November issue of the […]

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For its five-year anniversary, NCCOR debuts interactive annual report

February 12, 2014

Five years ago the nation’s leading research funders — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and U.S. Department of Agriculture — came together in a common mission to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and application of childhood obesity research and formed the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity […]

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NCCOR’s Healthy Eating Index project highlighted at public forum on dietary guidelines

June 13, 2013

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is holding its first of five public meetings today and Friday (June 13-14) on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Md. The Committee’s recommendations and rationale will serve as a basis for the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. On Friday morning, National Collaborative on Childhood […]

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