The Interpretation of Healthy Eating and a Curriculum to Prevent Childhood Obesity – JNEB’s Best Article and GEM

Indianapolis, IN, August 1, 2014

The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB) announces the 2014 Best Article and Best Great Educational Material (GEM) awards, which were presented at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) annual conference, "Nutrition Education Impact: Local to Global," in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 28 – July 1, 2014. These annual awards recognize the authors of the best article and best GEM published each year in JNEB, as judged by members of the JNEB Journal Committee and Board of Editors. All authors will receive a plaque and the lead authors will receive a monetary award.

The Best Article Award was presented to authors Amy Storfer-Isser, PhD, and Dara Musher-Eizenman, PhD, for their article, "Measuring Parent Time Scarcity and Fatigue as Barriers to Meal Planning and Preparation: Quantitative Scale Development," published in the March 2013 issue of JNEB. The best article was selected from 102 published articles, briefs, and reports. Dr. Storfer-Isser presented the results of the Best Article following the conference opening keynote on Sunday, June 29.

The Best GEM award was presented to Geoff D. C. Ball, PhD, RD; Biagina-Carla Farnesi, MS; Amanda S. Newton, PhD, RN; Nicholas L. Holt, PhD; Josie Geller, PhD; Arya M. Sharma, PhD, MD; Steven T. Johnson, PhD; Carrie L. Matteson, PhD; and Diane T. Finegood, PhD, for "Join the Conversation! The Development and Preliminary Application of Conversation Cards in Pediatric Weight Management," published in the September 2013 issue of JNEB. GEMs are resources developed to educate on certain topics or distribute programs to help in the nutrition education field. The best GEM was selected from 14 published GEMs.

Detailed conference information is online at http://www.sneb.org/events/conference.html.

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About The Society for Nutrition Education and BehaviorThe Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior is an international organization of nutrition education professionals who are dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and communication to support and improve healthful behaviors with a vision of healthy communities through nutrition education and advocacy. Visit the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior at www.sneb.org.


About the Journal of Nutrition Education and BehaviorThe Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB), the official journal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB), is a refereed, scientific periodical that serves as a resource for all professionals with an interest in nutrition education and dietary/physical activity behaviors. The purpose of JNEB is to document and disseminate original research, emerging issues, and practices relevant to nutrition education and behavior worldwide and to promote healthy, sustainable food choices. It supports the society's efforts to disseminate innovative nutrition education strategies, and communicate information on food, nutrition, and health issues to students, professionals, policy makers, targeted audiences, and the public. It is published by Elsevier.

The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior features articles that provide new insights and useful findings related to nutrition education research, practice, and policy. The content areas of JNEB reflect the diverse interests of health, nutrition, education, Cooperative Extension, and other professionals working in areas related to nutrition education and behavior. As the Society's official journal, JNEB also includes occasional policy statements, issue perspectives, and member communications.

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Media contact
Rachel Daeger
SNEB
+1 317 328 4627
rdaeger@sneb.org