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  June 2010
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Other Nutrition News

Mead Johnson Stops Production of Chocolate Formula
The Chicago Tribune reports on the company’s decision to discontinue their new product.

TV Chef Speaks Out About School Nutrition
Rachael Ray heads to the Capitol to sound off about school lunches, according to The New York Times.

Editor's E-Note

If you missed the first season of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, you missed watching what might be the scariest show on TV—frightening for the way it reveals one West Virginia city’s bulging obesity rates and schoolchildren’s inexperience with healthful foods.

But whether or not you tuned in, as nutrition professionals you’ll be interested in learning about British chef Jamie Oliver’s food philosophy and his efforts to stem the tide of obesity in the United States, as well as how dietitians are responding to the show. This month’s E-News Exclusive has all the details.

— Heather W. Gurk, editor


E-News Exclusive

Dietitians React to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution
By Sharon Palmer, RD

This year, British chef Jamie Oliver stormed the nation with his ABC TV show Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution. Oliver is taking on America’s obesity problem, honing in on Huntington, W.Va., dubbed throughout the show as “the unhealthiest city in America.” Following the success of his British TV programs that improved the quality of school lunches, Oliver hopes to bring the same sort of change to America. He started a petition ( to support his revolution that includes ideals such as American kids need better food at school, better health prospects, and to develop cooking skills. At press time, nearly 600,000 people had signed the petition.

What is so special about Oliver’s show, which wrapped up its first season in April? You might say that Oliver has unleashed a veritable war chest of weapons to push his campaign for healthful food. His overriding philosophy: People need to stop eating processed junk food and return to home-cooked, healthful food.

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Field Notes

High-Dose Vitamin D Linked With Increased Fracture Risk Among Older Women

Women aged 70 and older who received a single annual high dose of vitamin D experienced a higher rate of falls and fractures compared with women who received a placebo, according to a study in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

The results of studies investigating the effects of cholecalciferol (vitamin D) supplementation on falls and fractures have been inconsistent, with some meta-analyses indicating a reduced fracture risk, while others have concluded that vitamin D supplementation is ineffective or may increase the risk of fracture. For individuals attempting to modify their risk of falls or fractures via vitamin D, adherence to daily supplementation is typically poor, according to the article.

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In the July issue

Weight-loss camps for kids

Technology for health promotion purposes in kids

Setting the record straight on eggs

Salt reduction


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