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New Graduate Degree!

Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition
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Health and Well-being Management Learn More

Fuel for Fun

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Learn more about Fuel for Fun, the program implemented in Colorado shown to help children learn cooking skills, improve their attitude toward cooking and eating fruits and vegetables, increase fruit and vegetable preference and activity level!

Learn more about Fuel for Funhttp://sbcopl.chhs.colostate.edu/

New Research

Download Impact of a Weight Management Intervention on Eating Competence: Importance of Measurement Interval in Protocol Design

Hot off the press..article about Eating Competence from the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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A Must Read” …article in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior!

NEEDs for Tots: A Teacher-Ready and Parent-Friendly Curriculum Focuses on Principles of the Satter Division of Responsibility in Feeding
Elizabeth H. Ruder, PhD, MPH, RD, Barbara A. Lohse, PhD, RD

INTRODUCTION: 

Authoritative parental feeding behavior is defined by parent leadership with feeding balanced by child autonomy with eating.1 This feeding style is associated with more healthful child eating behaviors and child weight status.2 Among young children, controlling, restrictive, and indulgent feeding practices are positively associated with child weight status.3 The Satter Division of Responsibility in feeding (sDOR) is 1 approach to support feeding relationships congruent with healthy growth and development.4 Parents and caregivers lead by managing the mealtime context and offering a variety of tasty and healthful foods in a dependable, sustainable routine.1

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Barbara Lohse,
PhD, RD, LDN

Head, Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition
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MPH, CHES

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