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2023 NCNC Single Line 37th Left White with Drop Shadow

April 10-14, 2023

San Diego, California

CACFP · Afterschool Meals · Summer Food

Research & Resources Track | CEU Specialty 1

Avoid Processed Foods: A Nutrition Sound Bite or a Sound Nutrition Bite?

We hear "avoid processed food" (PF) often. Is that sound nutrition advice even if the basis of some PF categorizations is neither processing nor nutritional quality, but the presence of ≥6 ingredients or additives including nutrients? Wise PF choices build nutritious diets and optimize scarce resources including time and money.

  1. Identify and compare categorizations, such as NOVA, with other forms of dietary guidance.
  2. Gain meal planning tips that help providers and consumers choose processed foods in the right quantity.
  3. Learn to address problems associated with dietary advice that lacks clarity and confuses consumers.

Presented by

Julie Miller Jones Web 2

Julie Miller Jones, PhD, LN, CNS

Distinguished Scholar & Professor Emerita, St. Catherine University; Board Member, Grain Foods Foundation

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