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Practice papers should not be used to indicate endorsement of products or services. All requests to use portions of the paper or republish in its entirety must be directed to the Academy at [email protected] This paper will be up for review in 2021.
Authors: Dayle Hayes, MS, RD (Nutrition for the Future, Inc, Billings, MT); Linette Dodson, PhD, RD, LD, SNS, FAND (Carrollton City Schools, Carrollton, GA).
STATEMENT OF POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST D. Hayes has had consultancies with the US Department of Agriculture, multiple state departments of education and agriculture, American Egg Board, California Walnuts, National Dairy Council and state/regional dairy councils, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and state beef councils, National Peanut Board, Potatoes USA, The Mushroom Council, US Highbush Blueberry Council, Clif Bar, Barilla USA, and General Mills. L. Dodson has no potential conflicts to disclose.
FUNDING SUPPORT The authors received no funding for this article.
Reviewers: Feon Cheng, PhD, MPH, RDN, CHTS-CP (Academy Research, International and Scientific Affairs, Chicago, IL); Jennifer Folliard, MPH, RDN (formerly with Academy Policy Initiatives & Advocacy, Washington DC); Joan Giampaoli, PhD, RDN (California State University, Chico, CA); Samantha Kimball, MPH, RDN (SK Nutrition Inc, Chicago, IL); Melissa Pflugh Prescott, PhD, RDN (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO); Management in Food and Nutrition Systems dietetic practice group (Barbara J. Pyper, MS, RD, SNS, FCSI, FAND, An Apple a Day, LLC, Seattle, WA); Marlene Schwartz, PhD, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Hartford, CT); Public Health/Community Nutrition dietetic practice group (Sally Squires, MS, Powell Tate, Washington, DC).
Academy Positions Committee Workgroup: Penny E. McConnell, MS, RDN, SNS (retired) (chair); Valaree M. Williams, MS, CSO, RDN (University of Colorado Health System, Aurora, CO); Mary Kay Meyer, PhD, RD, FAND (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL) (content advisor).
We thank the reviewers for their many constructive comments and suggestions. The reviewers were not asked to endorse this practice paper.