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- School food policy at Dutch primary schools: room for improvement? Cross-sectional findings from the INPACT study. Van Ansem, Wilke J. C.; Schrijvers, Carola T. M.; Rodenburg, Gerda; Schuit, Albertine J.; Van de Mheen, Dike // BMC Public Health;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background: Schools can play an important role in the prevention of obesity, e.g. by providing an environment that stimulates healthy eating habits and by developing a food policy to provide such an environment. The effectiveness of a school food policy is affected by the content of the policy,...
- School Meals Feed Minds. Hartman, Emily // FoodService Director;10/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p26
Discusses the child nutrition program of the East Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana. Goal of the program; Benefits of the nutrition programs for children; Nutritional components of the school meals.
- Lessons to be learnt. Mutch, Forbes // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;4/17/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4268, p5
Comments on issues concerning school catering in Great Britain. Problem with the target organic ingredients of the government for school meals; Problems facing school catering; Criticism on government policies toward schools
- Organic targets under fire from school caterers. Walker, Ben // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;4/17/2003, Vol. 192 Issue 4268, p8
Reports that school caterers have criticized an announcement in March 2003 that the British government has set a target for public institutions to increase the amount of organic ingredients used. Reason behind the reluctance of schools to spend funds on organic produce; Comments from Sue Kilbey,...
- kids bites. // Australian Table;Mar2004, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p106
Presents an update related to children and health in Australia as of March 2004. Features of the Web site Holidays with Kids; Result of a study by Cancer Council New South Wales (NSW) on the importance of fashion over safety among teenagers aged 13-17; Changes in the nutrition policy of school...
- Stakeholder perspectives on national policy for regulating the school food environment in Mexico. Monterrosa, Eva C; Campirano, Fabricio; Tolentino Mayo, Lizbeth; Frongillo, Edward A; Hernández Cordero, Sonia; Kaufer-Horwitz, Martha; Rivera, Juan A // Health Policy & Planning;Feb2015, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p28
In Mexico, the school environment has been promoting sale of unhealthy foods. There is little empirical evidence on multi-stakeholder perspectives around national school food policy to regulate this. We studied stakeholdersâ€™ perspectives on the proposed regulation for school sale of...
- Penn State opens student-operated Cafe Laura. // Food Management;Nov99, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p17
Reports on the opening of student-operated Cafe Laura at the Penn State University's College Park campus.
- Improving the nutrition quality of the school feeding program (Mid-Day Meal) in India through fortification: a case study. Bhagwat, Sadhana; Sankar, Rajan; Sachdeva, Ruchika; Joseph, Leena; Sivaranjani // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition;2014 Supplement, Vol. 23, pS12
Micronutrient malnutrition is widely prevalent in school children in India. India's national school feeding program, the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) scheme, is the largest in the world and caters to 120 million children in primary schools. Complementary strategies such as deworming or fortifying meals...
- Helping children eat right in school. // Massachusetts Nurse;Sep2005, Vol. 76 Issue 6, p5
The article reports on a bill related to school nutrition being passed by the Massachusetts Public Health Association. The bill "An Act to Promote Proper School Nutrition," H.1457, has been sponsored by U.S. House Representative Peter J. Koutoujian. The bill will eliminate the sale of soda,...