Chapter_7_A_National_Nutrition_Agenda

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Chapter 7 A National Agenda for the Nation’s Health
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What are the National Nutrition Issues? Obesity Hunger Malnutrition Food safety Food labeling Food fortification Nutrition research
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National Nutrition Policy A set of nationwide guidelines that  specify how the nutritional needs of the  population will be met
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Who is Responsible for our National Nutrition Policy? There is no one Federal Nutrition office Nutrition policy cuts across policy areas of Agriculture Exports Imports Commerce Foreign relations Public health National defense
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The U.S. Nutrition Policy Manifests Itself in: Food assistance program  rules and requirements National food and nutrition  objectives   (Healthy  People 2020: Nutrition and Weight Status) Regulations  to safeguard the food supply and  safe handling of food Dietary  guidance systems Monitoring and surveillance  program directives  and mandates Food labeling  legislation
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Areas of Nutrition Policy Monitoring Research Policy Making
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Nutrition Policy Making, Research and Monitoring
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National Nutrition Monitoring Screening  Identify individuals at risk Assessment Measurement of indicators of dietary and nutrition- related health status Monitoring Assessment of dietary or nutritional status at 
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