Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Nutrition Education Intervention Helps Consumers Mitigate the Impact of Advertising, Particularly for Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Newswise imageIt is well established that marketing efforts such as advertising are among the factors that can negatively affect health behaviors. Media literacy education can lessen this impact by developing an individual’s skills to critically evaluate marketing and advertising messages. Yet, media literacy education strategies and their implementation processes are relatively understudied. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that simple forms of media production c…

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Efforts to Track Food Intake on Smartphone App Impacted by Day of Week but Not Season of Year

Dietary self-monitoring is a key component of successful behavioral weight loss interventions and is essential for facilitating other behavior change techniques (eg, setting goals, providing behavioral feedback). Few studies, however, have examined weekly and seasonal patterns of dietary self-monitoring, particularly when using a smartphone application (app). A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that the amount of time in a study and day of the week were…

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: 2018 Society for Nutrition and Behavior Annual Conference Call for Abstracts

Newswise imageThe Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior is accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the 2018 Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN July 21 – July 24, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Adolescents Use Dietary Supplements to Increase Sports Performance and Improve Immunity

Adolescents in developed countries frequently use dietary supplements despite a lack of knowledge about possible harmful effects or drug interactions. Often males turn to dietary supplements in an attempt to increase their performance for sports while females are more concerned with preventing illness and disease. To understand the underlying reasons and sources of recommendation for dietary supplement use among adolescents in Slovenia, researchers at the University of Ljubljana studied both ath…

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Upcoming SNEB Webinar on Geo-fencing Shows Nutrition Educators Cost-Effective Solution to Reaching a Broader Audience

Newswise imageThis webinar, sponsored by ASNNA and the SNEB Communications Division, will cover geo-fencing–the practice of restricting online content to particular geographic regions–by using specific examples on Facebook and Google’s advertising platforms to target SNAP-Ed eligible audiences.