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Society For Nutrition Education (SNE) Applauds Release Of USDA MyPlate Icon
The new food icon is part of a comprehensive nutrition communication initiative that provides consumers with easy-to-understand recommendations that are consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
“The new food icon and its accompanying website and resources will help consumers make healthier food choices,” says SNE President Tracy Fox, MPH, RD of Food, Nutrition & Policy Consultants (FNPC). “It is another tool for nutrition educators to help translate the latest science and nutrition research into consumer-oriented messages and creative approaches to help Americans – especially children – lead healthy lives.”
Detailed information about the new food icon is available at http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
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The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) represents the professional interests of nutrition educators. SNE is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors.