TITLE

BARRIERS TO OBESITY PREVENTION

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
FoodService Director;4/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents 2004 statistical information on schools in the U.S. trying to improve their nutrition through lunch menu changes in the past two school years. Factors that prevent schools from promoting physical activity and improving nutritional choices.
ACCESSION #
12951142

 

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