Recommended Websites for Public Health Nutrition   The American Association for the Advancement of Science   Harvard School of Public Health   Philippine Department of Health   Philippine Food and Nutrition Research Institute   International Food Information Council   International Helen Keller Organization   International Life Science Institute   Center for Science in the Public Interest   United Nations Children's Fund   Harvard University   American College of Nutrition   Quackwatch, Your Guide to Quackery, Health Fraud and Intelligent Decisions   Yale-New Haven Hospital   American Public Health Association   March of Dimes organization established to save babies, founded by Pres. Franklin Roosevelt   American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences   Society for Nutrition Education   National Dairy Council, USA


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  • Have you provided accurate information and feedback to the media?
  • Is your news release on the study in keeping with the findings, does it provide new insight?
  • Do you tactfully correct misinformation in the media? Do you give scientific explanations of why the story is incorrect?
  • Do you adhere to ethical standards in providing diet and health information?
  • Do you respect the embargo placed on a study, rather than attempting to scoop or "be first with" the news?
  • Have you acknowledged that results that have not been scientifically reviewed are preliminary findings and do not call for a change in behavior?