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November 24, 2020

Latinos Rising: Building a Cohesive Culture for Health Equity in the United States

Wednesday, December 16 at 12:00 p.m. ET
U.S. Latinos are a dynamic and culturally diverse people, with a multi-faceted heritage and history that spans well beyond our borders. Already the largest … More

October 22, 2020

Healthy Eating Research Fall 2020 Newsletter

Check out our Fall 2020 newsletter for latest program news, research, and more.

In this issue:

Program Updates
HER-Supported Research
Funding Opportunities
Upcoming Events

September 28, 2020

Increasing Equity in Community-Based Nutrition Research

Resources from the webinar are now available:

Webinar recording

Webinar slides

List of references

Healthy Eating Research supports research on policy, systems, and environmental strategies with strong potential to promote the … More

September 3, 2020

Announcing New COVID‑19 Research Projects

Healthy Eating Research is proud to announce the funding of 10 research teams with projects focused on COVID-19 and the federal nutrition programs, to inform decision-making regarding innovative policies and/or … More

June 11, 2020

HER Statement on Recent Events and Our Role in Addressing Systemic Racism

We find it challenging to express how difficult these past weeks have been, but necessary. The brutal murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor are the most recent … More

May 12, 2020

COVID-19, Child Nutrition, and Food Security

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented public health crisis, with significant effects on the economy and communities, especially those facing economic, housing, and food insecurity. At Healthy Eating Research, we … More

February 3, 2020

Announcing 11 New Healthy Eating Research Grantees

Healthy Eating Research is proud to announce 11 new research teams funded through our annual call for proposals. This call for proposals focused exclusively on children ages 0-8, and the … More

October 29, 2019

New RWJF Report: State of Childhood Obesity

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the first annual State of Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Grow Up Healthy. The report includes the best available data on national and state … More

September 18, 2019

Leading Health Organizations Support First-Ever Consensus Recommendations to Encourage Young Children’s Consumption of Healthy Drinks

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatrics and American Heart Association Recommend Breast Milk, Infant Formula, Water and Plain Milk for Babies and Kids

(Princeton, NJ) … More

August 2, 2019

Policy Statement on Racism from the American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released its first policy statement on “The Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health.” AAP put out the call to action in … More