TITLE

More Than 'An Apple a Day.'

AUTHOR(S)
Woods, Amelia Mays; Weasmer, Jerie
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Summer2006, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p166
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article gives a number of ideas for addressing unhealthy food habits of children in the U.S. in 2006. With obesity and sedentary lifestyles increasing among children, schools are mandated to intervene. There are proposals for changing schools' policies on child nutrition. A pressure to eliminate recess is discussed. In addition, the article cites some actions taken by schools to address this problem.
ACCESSION #
21102967

 

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