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Jul

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Integrating Historic Food Ways into Current Healthcare Practices – IHS CE

Posted by on July 13th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Indian Health Service is hosting an online webinar, Integrating Historic Food Ways into Current Healthcare Practices on Wednesday, July 26th at 3pm EDT/2pm CDT/1pm MDT/12pm PDT/11am AKDT. For more information and the link to join the session, visit IHS Diabetes Online CME/CE Education webpage.

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Minority Health Concerns, Webinars

Mar

24

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Food Product Dating Information and Factsheet

Posted by on March 24th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

“Best if Used By” is a type of date you might find on a meat, poultry, or egg product label. Are dates required on these food products? Does it mean the product will be unsafe to use after that date?Food-related illness can be quite serious, even life threatening, particularly for an older person. Understanding product… Read More »

Posted in: General, Public Health, Senior, Websites

Feb

23

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Communicating About Food in Culturally Sensitive Ways

Posted by on February 23rd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

A “Health Literacy Out Loud” podcast is available in which Janet Ohene-Frempong, MS, a plain language and cross-cultural communications consultant and Helen Osbourne discuss: Communicating about food in a multicultural world and why this matters today. Issues to consider such as whether foods are available, affordable, convenient, appropriate, and familiar. Examples of respectful and inclusive ways… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, Minority Health Concerns, Public Health

Sep

23

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FDA Information for Consumers on Food and Flavors

Posted by on September 23rd, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) offers consumers information on food and flavors. The FDA monitors food products to ensure that what is written on the package is not misleading or inaccurate and it can, when necessary, take action against the food company. Domestically, warning letters can be followed by enforcement actions such as… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Public Health, Websites

Aug

26

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New Resources for Families on Choose MyPlate

Posted by on August 26th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

It’s back-to-school season and ChooseMyPlate.gov just launched new resources to help families eat better together. It’s also a great time for families to establish a new routine and work together toward a healthier lifestyle. Check them out here: https://nnlm.gov/bhic/nmu3.

Posted in: Children and Teens, Public Health, Public Library, Websites

Jun

24

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New Resources Available from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines

Posted by on June 24th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

As important stakeholders in health and nutrition, health professionals play an important role in helping to share key messages from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines with patients and clients. A new toolkit includes several Dietary Guidelines resources that health professionals can download and use in their practices: A downloadable PDF of the full 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines… Read More »

Posted in: General, Health Information Literacy, Public Health, Websites

May

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Farmers Markets Directory

Posted by on May 27th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

Spring is the perfect time to connect with local farmers markets. Use the USDA Farmers Market Directory to find market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, accepted forms of payment, and more. Local markets are a great place to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, bread, meat, and dairy that is grown or produced in your… Read More »

Posted in: General, Regional Information, Rural, Websites

Feb

19

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Wise Eating Strategies Added to MedlinePlus.gov's Nutrition Health Topic Page

Posted by on February 19th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The newly-released federal dietary guidelines are accessible within a carefully written website that you can find in the ‘start here’ section of MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page. MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page also provides links to the latest pertinent journal research articles, which are available in the ‘journal articles’ section. Links to clinical trials that… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Feb

19

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Wise Eating Strategies Added to MedlinePlus.gov’s Nutrition Health Topic Page

Posted by on February 19th, 2016 0 comments Tags: , ,

The newly-released federal dietary guidelines are accessible within a carefully written website that you can find in the ‘start here’ section of MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page. MedlinePlus.gov’s nutrition health topic page also provides links to the latest pertinent journal research articles, which are available in the ‘journal articles’ section. Links to clinical trials that… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Websites

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