Standard Drinks: A Teaching Tool

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Standard Drinks: A Teaching Tool is a three dimensional model that contains information and graphics on standard drinks, the alcohol guideline from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2005) and calories. There also are several excerpts from government documents, third party organizations, and published scientific articles that reinforce standard drinks as defined in the alcohol guideline of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2005).

Partners on Educational Tool Kit on Beverage Alcohol Consumption with Standard Drinks: A Teaching Tool include the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the American Medical Womenís Association, the National Medical Association, the Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals, a Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. The Educational Tool Kit program is also recognized as a founding partner on the United States Department of Agricultureís Partnering with MyPyramid: Corporate Challenge.

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