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Online Master's in Nutrition Education Resources

Seven Important Tips on Healthy Eating For Kids

It is of utmost importance for parents and caregivers to provide children with positive mentorship during food preparation and meal times.

Community Health Programs

Community health programs are as wide-ranging as the health needs of the US. The basic objectives of community health programs are to provide health education and health promotion activities to address health problems and to... Read Full Article

Belly Fat Dangers in Males

Although excessive belly fat can be an indication of poor health in both men and women, males may be less likely to change their exercise or dietary habits solely to address abdominal fat.

How to Help People Build a Community Garden

Community gardens are more than just a growing trend for close-knit communities in North America. They’ve quickly become a way for families, neighbors and friends to eat healthier, save money, and limits food waste. Believe it, or... Read Full Article

Food Nutrition: What Junk Food Does to Your Body

Nearly 80 million adults in the United States are classified as obese. Part of the obesity epidemic in America stems from the overwhelming amount of junk food available in this country, and the fact that most people are unaware of... Read Full Article

Why Should I Get a Master's in Nutrition Education From American University?

As you do your research on additional nutrition education and decide if a master’s degree is the right path for you, you may be interested in our new guide, Why American University’s Online Master’s Degree Programs. The guide... Read Full Article

What Makes a Great Nutrition Educator?

The online MS in Nutrition Education provides valuable information throughout the program to develop skills to stand out as an effective nutrition educator. Read on for a list of tips that you can use to make sure that you are... Read Full Article

Nutrition and Academic Performance

It’s been 12 years since Congress passed an act that required all schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (or other federal Child Nutrition Program) to create wellness policies at the local level.

3 Fun Ways to Teach Nutrition to Kids

If you have a passion for nutrition and wellness, your passion can be put to good use combating the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National... Read Full Article

In Demand Careers in Food and Nutrition: Corporate Nutritionists

If you’re passionate about nutrition and driven to help others lead healthier lives, there are no limits to the jobs you can pursue or the career paths you can embark upon. Major companies are realizing the importance of proper... Read Full Article

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