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Nutrition resources

Mi Plato Durante el Embarazo

My Pregnancy Plate

The Nutrition Source, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

What’s Cooking USDA Mixing Bowl

 

Nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding

USDA Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Health & Nutrition Information

USDA Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

 

Groups taking action for healthier kids

Let’s Move!

 

Research and policy strategies

Center for Science in the Public Interest

ChangeLab Solutions

UConn Rudd Center

Healthy Eating Research

Union of Concerned Scientists, Healthy Food in Your Community: A Toolkit for Policy Change (2014)

 

 

Resources for educators

Edible Schoolyard

Let’s Get Healthy! Epigenetics Game: Nurture Your Nature!

Let’s Get Healthy! DOHaD lesson for middle school teachers

 

Audio and video resources

How a BMI Fallacy Convinced the World that Diabetes Is a Disease of Excess

The Epidemic of Chronic Disease and Understanding Epigenetics: Kent Thornburg, Ph.D. at TEDxPortland

Cause & Effect: How public policy impacts the childhood obesity epidemic

Epigenetic transformation — you are what your grandparents ate: Pamela Peeke at TEDxLowerEastSide

Epigenetics and the influence of our genes: Courtney Griffins at TedxOU

The Nine Months That Made You

 

Articles we love

Seattle Times Oregon researchers: A food revolution could end chronic disease 9.13.15

U.S. News & World Report Why Sound Nutrition Advice Just Isn’t Sexy 3.13.15

Portland Monthly How Portlanders Are Forging the Frontier of Epigenetics 7.16.14

NPR Using Science to Blame Mothers 8.25.14

Discover  Grandma’s Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes 5.13

The New York Times The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food 2.20.13

Huffington Post The Rise of the New Food Culture 2.9.13

The New York Times Is Junk Food Really Cheaper 9.24.11

 

Just for fun

Bolthouse Farms #FoodPorn tracker

What 2,000 Calories Looks Like – The New York Times