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7-15-2014 Nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across life span by participating in SNAP-Ed
– News Medical
The nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across the life span through participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), according to a new research brief published by RTI Press.
7-14-2014 Research brief: Nutritional education can improve food choices of low-income Americans across life span
The nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across the life span through participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), according to a new research brief published by RTI Press.
6-26-2014 Study: Nutrition education program improves preschoolers’ at-home consumption of vegetables, low-fat/fat-free milk
A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
6-26-2014 Nutrition education program can improve child's at-home diet
– News Medical
A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child's at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
6-8-2014 California may institute a tax on soda: survey reveals support for idea
– Latin Post
The study's author, Chen Zhen, from RTI International, and his colleagues looked into supermarket sales data to see patterns correlated with price fluctuations with consumer purchasing.
6-3-2014 Could a six-cents tax sour us on soda and sugary drinks?
– NPR (blog)
These days, sugar may be the new tobacco. With so many studies linking Americans' collective sweet tooth to diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease and obesity, there's a lot of talk about policies to nudge consumers to consume less sugar.
6-2-2014 Study examines efficacy of taxes on sugary drinks
– The New York Times
A new study of how taxes might be used to curb consumption of sugary drinks suggests that applying a tax based on the amount of calories contained in a serving rather than its size would be more effective.
6-2-2014 Calorie-based tax on sugary drinks to curb consumption
– The Times of India
A new study of how taxes might be used to curb consumption of sugary drinks suggests that applying a tax based on the amount of calories contained in a serving rather than its size would be more effective.
6-2-2014 Study examines efficacy of taxes on sugary drinks
– Yahoo Finance
A new study of how taxes might be used to curb consumption of sugary drinks suggests that applying a tax based on the amount of calories contained in a serving rather than its size would be more effective.
6-2-2014 Soda taxes can work. Here's how.
– The Huffington Post
Soda taxes can work, according to a new study. We've just been proposing the wrong type.
1-26-2014 Nutrition Education Means Healthier Choices For Low-Income Families
– Education News
A study by Altarum Institute and RTI International has found that well-designed nutrition education programs can lead low-income families who participate in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make healthier food choices
12-26-2013 Nutrition Education Means Healthier Choices For Low-Income Families
– Education News
A study by Altarum Institute and RTI International has found that well-designed nutrition education programs can lead low-income families who participate in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make healthier food choices. The study focused on the impact of nutrition programs about fruit and vegetable consumption in low-income elementary school children and seniors
12-9-2013 Study Reveals that Strong Nutrition Education Can Lead to Healthier Food Choices Among Low-Income Families
– Broadway World
Well-designed nutrition education programs can lead to healthier food choices among low-income families who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to a study conducted by Altarum Institute and RTI International.
12-9-2013 Study: Strong nutrition education can lead to healthier food choices among low-income families
Well-designed nutrition education programs can lead to healthier food choices among low-income families who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), according to a study conducted by Altarum Institute and RTI International.
12-6-2013 Study: Nutrition Education Can Lead to Healthier Food Choices in SNAP
– Minnesota Ag Connection
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Thursday released a study providing clear evidence that well-designed nutrition education programs can lead to healthier food choices by participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
1-4-2013 Research Shows Using Text, Color Makes Food Labels Easier to Understand
As the spotlight on healthy eating and nutrition grows brighter, new research suggests that including colorful and graphic nutrition information on product packages helps consumers better understand the information.
12-18-2012 Study: States Aiming to Promote Healthy Eating Through Sales Taxes Often Miss the Target
Increasing sales taxes on sugary foods to promote healthier food choices among grocery store shoppers is unlikely to be effective because many consumers are unaware of the tax differences on food items sold in grocery stores, according to a new study by RTI International and Cornell University.
5-21-2012 It's All About the Numbers
– Huffington Post
The National Consumers League (NCL), founded in 1899, is the oldest consumer advocacy organization in the country and since its inception has been fighting for fairness in the marketplace. As early as 1904, NCL exposed adulterated vegetables at the World's Fair. Recently, we have exposed brands of watered-down lemon juices and have worked with the FDA and FTC to stop misleading health claims by cereal and beverage manufacturers. NCL's letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding deficiencies in the NuVal system continues in this proud tradition.
3-20-2012 There's More To Fixing Food Deserts Than Building Grocery Stores
– National Public Radio
There has been a lot of talk about what's wrong with food deserts. First lady Michelle Obama, for one, says far too many people can't access the fruits and vegetables they need to be healthy. Last year, she helped persuade several major retailers, foundations and small businesses to bring more healthful food to neighborhoods where supermarkets are scarce.
3-9-2012 RETAIL VIEW: Shopping experience trumps cost even in low-income neighborhoods
– Produce News Daily
It appears to be an accepted assertion that fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income people is relatively low, largely because of cost. But a new study reveals that quality, selection and convenience are also big inhibitors to this population’s produce-consumption levels.
2-27-2012 How many fruits and vegetables people eat depend on shopping selection – RTI and George Washington University
– Net Newsledger
One of the issues across many northern Canadian communities are young people getting a proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. A new study suggests how many servings of fruits and vegetables people eat may have more to do with the food shopping experience than with produce costs, according to researchers at RTI International and George Washington University.
2-23-2012 Study: Convenience, Quality and Selection of Produce Associated with Eating More Fruits and Vegetables
A study by RTI International and published in Public Health Nutrition examined the connection between quality, selection and convenience and the dietary intake of fruits and vegetables in an inner-city, low-income population.
1-12-2012 When Consumers Use the Nutrient Rich Foods Index, Better Choices are Made, Study Finds
A new study by the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Nursing, RTI International, and the Nutrient Rich Foods Coalition found that educating consumers to use the Nutrient Rich Foods approach to eating is an effective means of promoting healthful shopping and eating patterns, and improving diet quality.
12-16-2011 Weight Management Program Reduces Medical Costs, Improves Health, Study Finds
A new study by RTI International, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of South Carolina, Cooper Institute, and TRICARE Management Activity has found that a weight management program for inactive and retired military members and their families could improve health and reduce medical costs.