Nutrition education

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Nutrition education is a set of learning experiences designed to assist in healthy eating choices and other nutrition-related behavior.wikipedia
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United States Department of Agriculture

USDAU.S. Department of AgricultureDepartment of Agriculture
In 1978, the Nutrition Education and Training (NET) program was created by the USDA, with the purpose of giving grants to help fund nutrition education programs under state educational systems.
Many of the programs concerned with the distribution of food and nutrition to people of America and providing nourishment as well as nutrition education to those in need are run and operated under the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.

Nutrition Education and Training Program

Nutrition Education and Training
In 1978, the Nutrition Education and Training (NET) program was created by the USDA, with the purpose of giving grants to help fund nutrition education programs under state educational systems.
Funds are authorized to make grants to all states for a nutrition education program that targets school children, teachers, parents, and food service workers.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

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Some of their programs include WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and school meals.

MyPlate

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The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) on the other hand, was established in 1994, and is responsible for developing dietary guidelines based on scientific evidence and then promotes them to the consumer through nutrition programs such as MyPlate.

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Society for Nutrition Education
The organization's mission statement says the Society promotes effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors and has a vision of healthy communities through nutrition education and advocacy.

Food pyramid (nutrition)

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Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service

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The work of nutrition educators takes place in colleges, universities and schools, government agencies, cooperative extension, communications and public relations firms, the food industry, voluntary and service organizations and with other reliable places of nutrition and health education information.

Food and Nutrition Service

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Two agencies within the USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services are the Food and Nutrition Service and the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

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The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) on the other hand, was established in 1994, and is responsible for developing dietary guidelines based on scientific evidence and then promotes them to the consumer through nutrition programs such as MyPlate. Two agencies within the USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services are the Food and Nutrition Service and the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

WIC

Women, Infants, and Children ProgramSpecial Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and ChildrenSpecial Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
Some of their programs include WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and school meals.

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids ActHealthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010111-296
The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 passed by the Obama administration in 2010 included provisions that led to reforms that established minimum requirements that all food and beverages sold on schools' campuses must meet.

Barack Obama

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The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 passed by the Obama administration in 2010 included provisions that led to reforms that established minimum requirements that all food and beverages sold on schools' campuses must meet.

Public Health Service Act

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The Public Health Service Act was enacted in 1944 and broadened the scope of the Public Health Service functions.

National Center for Health Statistics

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The National Center for Health Statistics October 2017 data brief, found that the prevalence of obesity among youth ages 2-19 has increased from 13.9 to 18.5 percent from 1999 to 2016.

Childhood obesity

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Childhood obesity is a public health concern.

Hypertension

high blood pressurehypertensivearterial hypertension
This increase in body mass index has led to hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes among other chronic diseases.

Metabolic syndrome

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This increase in body mass index has led to hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes among other chronic diseases.

Type 2 diabetes

diabetes mellitus type 2type II diabetestype 2 diabetes mellitus
This increase in body mass index has led to hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes among other chronic diseases.

Fooya

fooya!
* fooya a mobile health App by FriendsLearn is designed for children, to improve their awareness about healthy eating, while reinforcing the role of physical activity on health.