MS in Nutrition Education in the News

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BBC News: US obesity rates' rising for first time since 2004

American University’s Online MS in Nutrition Education Department Chair, Program Director, and Dean, Dr. Anastasia Snelling, was recently featured in BBC News discussing the effectiveness of healthy eating campaigns on current US obesity rates.

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Obesity may hold back America's kids at school

American University’s Online MS in Nutrition Education Program Director Anastasia Snelling was recently featured in CBS News discussing her study published in the journal Health Education about the link between childhood obesity and students’ academic achievement. Dr. Snelling’s study found that those with more physical activity and healthier eating habits reported getting higher grades in school.

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A School Lunch Menu Where Students Have a Say

Dr. Anastasia Snelling is featured in Washington's Top News on school lunch.

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Washington Journal: Nutrition Label Changes

Dr. Anastasia Snelling is featured in Washington Journal and C-Span discussing the latest nutrition label changes.

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