Event Title

Translational Nutrition: A Review of the Application of Nutrition Science, Regulation, and Outreach Case Study: Farm Fresh Rhode Island

Presenter Information

Eliza Zalis, Providence College

Location

Slavin Center

Start Date

23-4-2014 12:00 AM

End Date

23-4-2014 12:00 AM

Description

This project examines the avenues by which nutrition science impacts individuals in society. It examines the factors that influence consumer behavior and food choice and the importance of health literacy in guiding nutrition and health. It elucidates the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in regulating food labeling and the implications that such regulation has on consumer perception and possible health outcomes. Further, this project outlines recently proposed changes to the “Nutrition Facts” panel. In investigating nutrition education and outreach programs, this project includes a case study of Farm Fresh Rhode Island and the organization’s nutrition initiatives.

 
Apr 23rd, 12:00 AM Apr 23rd, 12:00 AM

Translational Nutrition: A Review of the Application of Nutrition Science, Regulation, and Outreach Case Study: Farm Fresh Rhode Island

Slavin Center

This project examines the avenues by which nutrition science impacts individuals in society. It examines the factors that influence consumer behavior and food choice and the importance of health literacy in guiding nutrition and health. It elucidates the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in regulating food labeling and the implications that such regulation has on consumer perception and possible health outcomes. Further, this project outlines recently proposed changes to the “Nutrition Facts” panel. In investigating nutrition education and outreach programs, this project includes a case study of Farm Fresh Rhode Island and the organization’s nutrition initiatives.