New Report Reveals Changes in Army Dining Facilities Spur Healthy Eating


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According to a new report published by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, obesity is increasing among the military.

As a solution to fight obesity, a team of researchers selected the military cafeteria as the place to observe and evaluate eating behavior among servicemen. The research showed that simple changes in army dining facilities resulted in reduced fat intake and increased diner satisfaction.

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Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.




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