Wednesday, November 25, 2015

USDA Awards Grants for Obesity, Nutrition Education Research

From the USDA:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture Tuesday awarded $2 million in grants to support research on nutrition education and obesity prevention for disadvantaged children and families.

The research will take place at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Utah State University. The money will help create two additional Regional Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Centers of Excellence, established through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. 

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