HEN Post Newsletter

The HEN Post, features viewpoints, statements and articles that provide perspective on domestic and international food security, food production and environmental food issues. We also publish descriptions of programs, community intervention, research, legislation, websites or curriculums of interest to our members. We especially seek submissions from our members. These viewpoints, statements and other information do not imply endorsement by HEN and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Articles may be reproduced for education materials only. HEN Newsletter owns the copyright of all published materials unless prior agreement was made.

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Two articles in Summer 2018 HEN Post, Palm Oil and Consuming Insects, have been approved for a total of 0.5 CPEU hours. We are working to have the quiz set up online for your convenience. However, in the meantime you may send your answers to Melissa Altman-Traub at melissatraubrd@aol.com. If you score at least 80%, you will receive the CPEU certificate, and if not, you may try again twice. Please allow up to a week for a reply. Click here for the questions.


HEN Post Spring 2019

Within this issue, learn more about our newest HEN member in the spotlight, Sara Elnakib, RD, MP, CHES, who won the 2018 HEN Excellence Award in Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. Also in this issue, Shannon Pierson, MS, RDN describes strategies for how HEN members can help move food pantries toward healthier food options. Learn how student member Dimitra Kristina Thomopolous gives athletes tips about “Eating Healthy on a Budget.” Plus more, inside this issue.

HEN Post Summer 2018

Learn about palm oil and sustainability, Farm Bill and advocacy, GMO controversy, and much more!

HEN Post Spring 2018

In this issue learn more about drivers in the food system, tackling college food insecurity, helminth infections, a review of the legislative process and much more!

HEN Post Fall/Winter 2018

This issue highlights the school to farm scholarship recipients, closing the knowledge gap on hunger, the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative, and much more.

HEN Post Summer 2017

The summer issue is packed with our most popular topics including: Food System Sustainability, Global Warming, and Community Involvement.

HEN Post Spring 2017

This issue includes articles on addressing food insecurity through partnerships and policy, a recommended reading list from HEN members, and photos from Boston's FNCE.