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Online Master's in Nutrition Education Resources

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

Healthy Food, Happy Bodies, and the Role of Nutrition Educators

Maybe you feel like you’re a natural teacher, but the subjects that are most common in teaching—math, reading, language, science, and history—aren’t exactly where your heart lies. Instead, your true passion is nutrition and... Read Full Article

Understand Balanced Nutrition to Teach Healthy Eating

People who claim that good nutrition is out of reach tend to give two reasons: They say eating well costs too much, or that it takes too much time. Neither has to be the case.

Become a Health Coach and Make a Difference

Are you at a point in your life where you want to make a difference and help others lead better and happier lives? Are you passionate about nutrition, fitness, and wellness?

Nutrition Educator David Poms Discusses Initiatives at the Capital Area Food Bank [Webinar]

David Poms, Director of Education at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC presented on April 7, 2016 on putting nutrition education in action and making a difference in the community by making healthy food more accessible... Read Full Article

[Video] Master’s in Nutrition Education Professors Share Perspectives On Online Education

American University’s online MS in Nutrition Education Professors recently shared their perspectives and their experience teaching in the online... Read Full Article

Health Communication: An Online Assignment Transforms Into Student’s Real World Opportunity

Classroom assignments based on theory and research can sometimes feel disconnected from challenges faced in the “real world”.