100% Juice: Squeezing Fact from Fiction.


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SNF in partnership with the Juice Products Association to host a Wednesday Webinar, 100% Juice: Squeezing Fact from Fiction.

The School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) in partnership with the Juice Products Association will be offering a FREE Wednesday Webinar on Wednesday March 24, 2010 from 2:00-3:15 pm EDT, entitled “100% Juice: Squeezing Fact from Fiction.”

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As many Americans join Michelle Obama’s efforts to tackle childhood obesity, school nutrition professionals are in a unique position to make a big difference in the future of America’s youth. However, information regarding what type and in what amount foods can contribute to a healthy lifestyle can be confusing--especially as it pertains to100% juice.

In this webinar, school nutrition professionals will learn about the nutritional benefits of 100% juice and the role it plays in contributing essential vitamins and minerals to the diet. This webinar aims to present scientifically-based facts regarding 100% juice consumption and weight status in children and teens, while highlighting recommended serving sizes of 100% juice. The webinar will help participants explore appropriate opportunities to introduce 100% juice into their programs as well as ways to maximize their food purchasing power.


  • Learn about the scientific research related to 100% fruit juice consumption and weight status of children and teens
  • Identify the benefits of 100% juice consumption
  • Learn about innovative ways to introduce 100% juice into your program
  • Identify cost effective procurement strategies
  • Learn about 100% juice products offered through the USDA Commodities Program

Recorded webinar

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Program Details

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Time: 2:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM CDT/12:00 PM MDT/11:00 AM PDT

Duration: 75 minutes (approximately)

Webinar documents 



  • Moderator: Sarah Wally
    Nutrition Communications Manager, Juice Products Association
  • Theresa A. Nicklas, DrPh
    Professor at the Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
  • Dawn Houser
    Director of Nutrition Services, Collier County School District, Florida
  • Joe Koch
    Director of Marketing, Country Pure Foods
  • Sheldon Gordon, RD
    Nutritionist, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • Mary Beth Flowers, SNS
    Training Coordinator, Food Distribution Division of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service


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A registration confirmation, including joining instructions, will be emailed to you by once you have registered. Keep this email. If you are unable to participate in the live event, an archived version will be available at the website listed above one to two business days after the live event.

SNA CEU Credit

SNA members may earn 1 continuing education unit (CEU) for participating in the webinar. As this webinar is NOT an SNA-sponsored event, but rather is sponsored by the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF), CEUs will NOT be automatically recorded in the SNA database. According to the SNA CEU Guidelines, for non-SNA-sponsored events individuals are required to maintain their own documentation of credits earned. Please see SNA’s CEU Guidelines at for further information.

Proof of Attendance

A proof of attendance form will be available for all participants immediately following the live webinar. Please print this "Proof of Attendance" document and save it for your records as it will serve as verification in the event you are asked to provide CEU documentation for an SNA Certification Audit. Certificates of Completion will NOT be issued for this webinar.
If more than one person viewed the webinar at your computer, please print a separate copy of this document for each individual interested in earning SNA CEU credit for their participation in the webinar. For further information, please refer to the section entitled "SNA CEU Credit" above.

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