5093.0 Changes in Dietary Guidance Over Time and Framing of Nutrition Messages for Diverse Audiences (Organized Jointly with Food & Nutrition)

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will explore the history of federal dietary guidelines and recommendations in the United States. Speakers will summarize key changes in dietary guidelines and nutrition education and communications tools used over the past several decades, discuss reasons why guidelines have changed, discuss evaluation findings on the effectiveness of the guidelines, and explore qualitatively how the public receives and interprets these guidelines.

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)