NJHKI’s Dr. Peggy Policastro and and IFNH Ambassadors Hannah Briggs, Alyssa Guidetti, and Rachel Ho presented at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ FNCE 2023 in Denver, CO this past October. FranklinFit research was presented to show that a whole child wellness program through community policing and public health can be used as a platform to improve nutritional literacy for at-risk youth. Full abstract here.
Additionally, Student Ambassadors presented research indicating college students incorrectly assume almond milk is a good source of plant-based protein and consequently miss essential nutrients and calories found in dairy milk. Check out the abstract here.