The Society for Nutrition Education (SNE) is an organization of nutrition professionals whose aim is to be involved in nutrition education and health promotion. The organization represents professional interests in nutrition education within the United States and worldwide. SNE is dedicated to promoting healthy, sustainable food choices and has a vision of healthy people in healthy communities.

The organization was founded in July 1968, and, according to its mission statement, is "the premier association linking the fields of food, nutrition, and education. The society enhances members' ability to help the public make informed food choices."

The society also publishes the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (formerly know as the Journal of Nutrition Education).

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Ullrich, Helen D. (1992). The SNE Story: 25 Years of Advancing Nutrition Education. Berkeley, CA: Nutrition Communications Associates.

Internet Resources

Society for Nutrition Education. "SNE Membership." Available from <>