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Nutrition Education Materials


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Bright Futures in Practice: Nutrition, 2nd edition (2002). Story M, Holt K, Sofka D, eds., National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

Bright Futures in Practice: Physical Activity (2001). Patrick K, Spear B, Holt K, Sofka D, eds.National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.

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Both documents are also available on-line:

Knowledge Path: Childhood Nutrition. National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). A selection of current, high-quality resources and tools are compiled on this website. It is aimed at health professionals, program adminstrators, and researchers.

Pediatric Manual of Clinical Dietetics, 2nd ed. (2003) The American Dietetic Association. A nutrition care resource for health care professionals. This manual presents guidelines for nutrition assessment and care for a general pediatric population, as well as for a variety of specific conditions. $105 ADA members, $132 non-members.

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