This case study focuses on how the nonprofit statewide California WIC Association supports local agencies to involve fathers in programming related to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Key lessons and considerations for human services programs include:
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Case Study of Father Engagement in Family Nutrition and Health Programs: California WIC Association
March 17, 2021
Examining Consumer Responses to Calorie Information on Restaurant Menus in a Discrete Choice Experiment
April 5, 2018
The 2014 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) final rule, “Food Labeling: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments,” requires information on the calorie content of food items to be clearly displayed on menus.
Evaluation Planning and Tools for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling. Final Report
August 31, 2012
Front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labeling systems are tools that can help consumers choose healthy diets consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. It is expected that consumers’ use of nutrition information when making food purchasing decisions will improve their dietary choices and result in their reduced risk of obesity and chronic diseases.
The HHS Hubert H. Humphrey Building Cafeteria Experience: Incorporation of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 into Federal Food Service Guidelines.
April 30, 2012
This case study describes the inception, development and implementation of the Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations.
Policy Research for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling: Developing and Testing a Summary System Algorithm
April 30, 2011
Prepared for Kathleen Koehler Department of Health and Human Services Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Office of Science and Data Policy 200 Independence Avenue SW Washington, DC 20201 Prepared by
Policy Research for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling: Environmental Scan and Literature Review
February 27, 2011
Policy Research for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling: Environmental Scan and Literature Review Final Report February 2011 Contract No. HHSP23320095651WC
Application of Adult-Based Dietary Guidelines to Children: Evidence, Knowledge Gaps and Policy Implications
September 29, 2008
Application of Adult-Based Dietary Guidelines to Children: Evidence, Knowledge Gaps and Policy Implications Prepared by: Ronette R. Briefel, Allison Hedley Dodd, Charlotte Cabili and Carol West Suitor
Obesity and American Indians/Alaska Natives
March 31, 2007
Contents Introduction Literature Review Prevalence Contributing Factors Consequences of Obesity Intervention Research
Measures of Material Hardship: Research Brief
July 26, 2004
Measures of Material Hardship
March 31, 2004
Content The Value of Hardship Measures Defining and Measuring Hardship Material Hardship Indexes Measuring Hardship Using the SIPP Unanswered Questions for Future Research