ERIC Number: ED033041
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of Nutrition Education Conference, February 20-22, 1967, Washington, D.C.
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Included are reports of present nutritional habits and problems in different communities, a discussion of psychological factors influencing consumer decisions about foods, and suggestions for the use of media such as magazines, newspapers, radio, and television to communicate basic nutritional concepts. Several new programs are reported concerned with inservice education of nurses, community education by radio and mail, and community education by counseling aides. New opportunities for communication are discussed as related to maternity and infant care projects, medicare, Federal food programs, projects financed through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the Vocational Education Act of 1963, and the Head Start Project. The findings of discussion groups are summarized under the headings (1) Problems, (2) Means of improving nutrition practices, and (3) Suggestions for improved coordination of efforts in implementing nutrition education. (EB)
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Conference Reports, Consumer Education, Educational Programs, Health Education, Information Dissemination, Mass Media, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction
Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.45).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.