Review Finds Nutrition Education Failing

Review Finds Nutrition Education Failing

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 4, 2007, titled Review Finds Nutrition Education Failing. In it, Newsday reports that:

The federal government will spend more than $1 billion this year on nutrition education -- fresh carrot and celery snacks, videos of dancing fruit, hundreds of hours of lively lessons about how great you will ...

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Salem, OR

#1 Jul 5, 2007
Important information; but why not highlight the four programs that were working? The negative focus on the others is typical media focus on what doesn't work. Lessons learned. Focus on what did work; highlight the four programs, get information out about them. What did they do? Where were they implemented? Who came up with them? What are the characteristics of the program? How successful were they? That's of more interest to me than the "what's not working" focus. Thanks.

Rutherford, NJ

#2 Sep 5, 2013
Wow, that's just sad. We need more nutrition education programs not less. The country needs as much help as it can get. We need to work together to get everyone back on track.

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