CNU Congress for the New Urbanism

CSF Curriculum and Standards Framework

CSFII Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals

CSPI Center for Science in the Public Interest

CVD Cardiovascular disease

DALYs Disability-adjusted life years

DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DRI Dietary Reference Intake

DV Daily Value (as in % DV)

DVD Digital video disc

DXA Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

EER Estimated Energy Requirement

EFNEP Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FAO Food and Agricultural Organization

FCC U.S. Federal Communications Commission

FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FGP Food Guide Pyramid

FITS Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study

FMI Food Marketing Institute

FMNV Foods of minimal nutritional value

FNB Food and Nutrition Board

FSP Food Stamp Program

FTC Federal Trade Commission

GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office (previously U.S. General Accounting Office)

GEMS Girls Health Enrichment Multi-site Study

HDL High-density lipoprotein

HEI Healthy Eating Index

HPDP Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Board

IFIC International Food Information Council

IMPACT Improved Nutrition and Physical Activity Act

IOM Institute of Medicine

ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers

KEDS Kids’ Eating Disorders Survey



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