December 2022

Webinar: Is Front-of-Package Food Labeling Finally Here? A Panel Discussion on Policy, Research, and Advocacy

Front-of-package labeling on food products is a promising policy to inform consumers and promote healthy diets. In August 2022, three organizations submitted a citizen’s petition asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement a mandatory interpretive front-of-package nutrition labeling system for packaged foods and the White House national nutrition strategy includes plans to More

August 2022

Healthy Drinks, Healthy Kids Webinar Series

During Kids Eat Right month in August, Healthy Eating Research is supporting a free webinar series through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation on “Healthy Drinks Healthy Kids.” HER’s Deputy Director, Megan Lott, MPH, RDN, and Research Analyst, Kirsten Arm, MPH, RDN will be presenting on the beverage consensus recommendations for young children that More

May 2022

Advancing Equity in Sweetened Beverage Tax Revenue Investments: Best Practices for Legislation

Join Healthy Food America and the University of Washington, the UCONN Rudd Center for Food Policy & Health, and the Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law to learn about the results of a new report that identifies effective legislative mechanisms for dedicating and allocating sweetened beverage tax revenues for specific health More

May 2022

Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood

Through four webinars, this series from Healthy Eating Research and Nemours will explore how to leverage early care and education settings to achieve equitable health outcomes by highlighting opportunities and advances in: Policy Research Philanthropy Innovation Speakers will share policy recommendations, highlight the latest research, explore the role of philanthropy, and share the best practices More

March 2022

Reaching Grand families and Older Adults with Nutrition Messages for the Young Children in their Care

Thu, Mar 24, 2022 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET About 7.8 million children across the country live in households headed by grandparents or other relatives. Grandfamilies, or kinship families, are families in which children reside with and are being raised by grandparents or other extended family members or close family friends. Despite facing many barriers, More

February 2022

Global Hunger, Nutrition, and Food Insecurity: Challenges and Promising Solutions

One in four people globally are moderately or severely food insecure and 10 percent of people globally are hungry. Despite the fact that more than enough food is produced to feed the global population, the percent of people experiencing food insecurity is on the rise, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even prior to COVID-19, More

October 2021

Assessing the Public Health Impacts of the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative

NCCOR is partnering with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and RTI International to review the impact that the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) has made since its inception in 2006. CFBAI is a voluntary industry initiative in which companies commit to featuring only foods meeting specific nutrition criteria in advertising directed primarily to children under age 12. More

December 2020

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

Resources from the webinar are now available: Webinar recording Webinar slides Resource list 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 racial/ethnic minority group in the United States, they also are expected to comprise nearly one-third of the nation’s More

September 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 health and well-being of children, and that advance health equity in the areas of nutrition, nutritional disparities, and food security. As a funding organization, More