ERIC Number: ED102222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
National Nutrition Policy: Nutrition and the Consumer--II. A Working Paper.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.
This document is organized in four parts. Part One is a "State on the Needs for Nutrition Education" submitted by the Board of Directors, Society for Nutrition Education in connection with The Panel on Consumer Programs and Public Education, The National Nutrition Policy Study, to the Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs. Part Two comprises seven discussion papers focusing on such topics as nutrition and diet, electronic media and nutrition education, nutrition labeling and advertising of food as related to nutrition, consumer programs, and public education, sociocultural norms in the United States and implications for nutrition education, and progress on population nutrition education. Part Three comprises three papers by Richard K. Manoff focusing on Nutrition Education and the Media: "The Media and Social Change,""Potential Uses of Mass Media in Nutrition Programs, and "You May Be Teaching Nutrition, But Are They Learning?" Part Four includes general articles focusing on such topics as children's television, milk drinking by children, and nutrition education. Articles were obtained from such sources as Action for Children's Television, the American Academy of Pediatrics, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Co-op News, and the National Dairy Council. (JM)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Broadcast Television, Children, Federal Government, Food, Government Role, Health Education, Health Needs, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Policy Formation, Programing (Broadcast), Public Education, Public Policy
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.70)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs.