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Under Licaris guidance, students learned to read the packaging. Each label is required by law to show such crucial nutrition facts as how much protein, sodium, fat, sugar and calories are in a single serving size. Labels also show how many ounces is in a serving size and how many servings are in a package. For example, some students thought a pint of ice cream is one serving. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

The strategy will support commitments the United States made as part of the Global Nutrition for Growth Compact agreed at last year's Nutrition for Growth Summit, including reaching 500 million pregnant women and children under two by 2020; averting 20 million additional cases of stunting by 2020 (a World Health Assembly milestone ); and preventing 1.7 million deaths by 2020 through efforts to reduce stunting, increase breastfeeding, improve zinc supplementation, and boost coverage of treatment of severe acute malnutrition. "In the year since announcing the strategy, USAID has engaged a broad set of stakeholders, resulting in a stronger finished product and more effective, efficient implementation," added Lateef. "This has also laid the groundwork for the forthcoming 'whole-of-government' plan from the Obama administration. We look forward to continued cross-agency coordination to help improve nutritional outcomes for women and children around the world." Save the Children's president and CEO, Carolyn Miles, Bread for the World's president, Rev. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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Specific Activities 1.Assess the nutrition and food security needs and map resources and capacities, together with Governments and partners in order to propose technical solutions and strategies, prioritise needs and provide the most appropriate and timely response to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR in the emergency and post-crisis phase. 2.Ensure close coordination with other humanitarian actors involved in nutrition, food security and related areas Act as a focal point on nutrition and food security issues within UNHCR and liaise with humanitarian counterparts actors (UN and governmental and non governmental). Support the establishment of refugee Nutrition and food security committees to enable active participation in the process of nutrition and food security planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation Promote inter-sectoral coordination outside and within UNHCR in all matters related to nutrition and food security Alert the country office and HQ in case there is a need for additional expertise in nutrition and food security Coordinate, consolidate and provide technical guidance and support to Implementing partners on all nutrition and food security related activities in adequation with the needs and in accordance with UNHCR policies and priorities Ensure, in close co-ordination that nutritional and food security services provided to persons of concern are based on Ministry of Health, UNHCR and/or internationally recognised and most up-to-date standards and policies Identify gaps and overlaps in programming, address unmet needs, and orient existing activities to address priority nutrition and food security issues. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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Instead, he offers players less boring, more nutritious food without breaking the bank. Im trying to incorporate foods we can make at a cost similar to those deli sandwiches , but arent them, Singer says. He has the team eat starchy carbs like pasta and sweet potatoes , mixed with a lean protein source and flavored as they see fit. Stir fry and southwestern corn mixes are clubhouse favorites. And rice is a staple. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit