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Publication Abstract

Authors: Johnson-Taylor WL, Yaroch AL, Krebs-Smith SM, Rodgers AB

Title: What can communication science tell us about promoting optimal dietary behavior?

Journal: J Nutr Educ Behav 39(2 Suppl):S1-4

Date: 2007 Mar-Apr

Abstract: Four of the 10 leading causes of death can be attributed to poor dietary behaviors. Nutrition professionals continue to struggle with the most effective ways to deliver nutrition messages that will result in changes in dietary behavior. On July 14-15, 2005, the National Cancer Institute and the Division of Nutrition Research Coordination, both of the National Institutes of Health, hosted a meeting to explore the state of the science concerning this issue. This paper provides an introduction to that meeting and the articles that resulted from it.

Last Modified: 03 Sep 2013