National Academy of Medicine

Safety Assessment of Macronutrients: Creating a New Paradigm

Unlike with most food additives, the safety evaluation of macronutrients poses a challenge to risk assessors because of their inherent nutritional value
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Food is Too Important to Waste

Imagine going into a grocery store, purchasing three bags full of food, and discarding one of the bags you just purchased in the nearest garbage can as you leave the store
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Health Literacy and Palliative Care: What Really Happens to Patients

The authors gave a presentation at an Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy workshop titled “Health Li
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A Challenge to Unleash the Power of Prevention

Prevention is the best investment we can make in behavioral health and the time to make it is now. Every day, across America, behavioral
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Increasing Movement to Promote Health and Learning in Early Childhood

Public support is increasing for the investment in pre-kindergarten (pre-K) education for 3- and 4-year-olds.  If
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Physical Activity in Latino Communities

Latino health is increasingly synonymous with the future of U.S. health, yet the nation’s largest and still-growing minority group continues to
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