Tag: Government

Making Health Easier: Healthy Snacking in Philadelphia, PA

In the morning, I can come in and I can preview some of my work orders. work orders but then after you get your work orders, you definitely get out on the road. You don’t really get an opportunity to have a balanced meal during the day You don’t really get an opportunity to have…


Guideline 3: Nutrition Services

Guideline 3: Provide a quality school meal program and ensure students have appealing, healthy food and beverage choices offered outside of the school meal program. Schools are in a unique position to promote healthy dietary behaviors and help ensure appropriate food and nutrient intake among their students. Many schools provide students with access to food…


BTD – Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Nutrition — The Thousand Day Window of Opportunity


Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Bench Mark Reports

How well does your hospital provide the maternity care that mothers want and babies need? According to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospital practices are a critical factor for successful breastfeeding and infant nutrition. It’s important for all infants to get a healthy start in life. For nearly…


National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

MUSIC [Tony] Welcome to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, otherwise known as NHANES. Our mobile exam centers go across the United States, in order to capture a picture of our nation’s heath. The NHANES mobile exam centers are trailers that are custom built to be interconnected with one another. Once connected they create…


Diabetes and Nutrition in the Latino Community

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Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up…


Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Nutrition — The Thousand Day Window of Opportunity