Atwater to the present: evolution of nutrition education.

  title={Atwater to the present: evolution of nutrition education.},
  author={Sharon Welsh},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={124 9 Suppl},
Atwater charted a new course for nutrition education 100 years ago by using the scientific process to develop dietary guidance to improve public health and well being. Each of the areas of research to which Atwater gave leadership--nutrient requirements, food composition, food consumption, and consumer economics--are essential components in the development of dietary guidance. The emerging science of nutrition was translated into recommendations for a healthful diet by Caroline Hunt in 1916 in… CONTINUE READING

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