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August 1–7 is World Breastfeeding Week
For more information on this nutritionally important topic, visit http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org. Also make sure to print out these handouts for women who are or are planning to breastfeed:

Pregnancy, Lactation, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Breastfeeding and Nutrition
Eating for Two? Good Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation

Purees that please
Are you looking to improve the appearance and palatability of the pureed meals at your facility? If so, do not miss these PowerPoints:

Purees That Please, Part One
Purees That Please, Part Two
Purees That Please, Part Three

Dysphagia handouts available
RD411.com also offers many other resources about dysphagia and food consistency:

Dysphagia: Scoop It, Mold It, Pipe It—Rice and Pasta
Dysphagia Level 1 Diet (dysphagia pureed)
Dysphagia Level 2 Diet (mechanically altered)
Dysphagia Level 3 Diet (dysphagia advanced)
Dysphagia: What Is Dysphagia?

Tips for eating out
Are your clients asking for help choosing what to eat at ethnic restaurants? If so, these tips should come in handy:

Chinese Food—The Healthful Way
Greek and Middle Eastern Food—The Healthful Way
Indian Food: What to Order
Italian Food—The Healthful Way
Mexican Food—The Healthful Way
Thai Food: What to Order

Going ‘green’
Are you, your employees, or your clients interested in learning more about the impact of food, and food packaging on the environment?

Green Suggestions for Food Service Operations
Green Suggestions for Your Kitchen/Cafeteria
Composting at Home: Going Green
‘Green’ Diet: What it Means to Eat ‘Green’


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