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Food for Thought - Nutrition Highlights Page

Student Nutrition in the News

  • Changes in Weight Over the School Year and Summer Vacation: Results of a 5-Year Longitudinal Study:
  • Institutes of Medicine - School Meal Recommendations
  • for the IOM Report "School Meals: Building Blocks for Healthy Children "Report Brief"
  • for the Report Recommendations.
  • Click here for the IOM web site with copies of the complete report, report briefs, and summaries of the recommendations. A username and password must be established to download the complete 356 page report at no cost.
  • IOM - comparison of current meal pattern to recommended meal pattern
  • IOM - Executive Summary
  • California Obesity Prevention Plan
  • USDA and US Dept. of Health and Human Services are conducting meetings to update the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The final recommendations will be released in the Fall 2010. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide guidance on nutrition programs like the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs. You have an opportunity to provide your comments as indicated on the web site. You may also read and listen to the previous meeting, testimonies from a variety of experts and comments from other citizens.
  • USA Today Reports on School Food Safety:Click here for article Click here for SNA Talking Points

CSNA - a Partner in Education - Your Association's Position Papers

Poppy Seeds - Student Nutrition Related Articles

Recommended Nutrition Resource Links

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