TITLE

Home Cooked Vs. Meals Away: USDA study reveals wider f/s nutrition gap

PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
FoodService Director;07/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study which reported that United States citizens are being nutritionally short-changed by the food service industry. Effect of the nation's appetite for meals in restaurants and other food service establishments; Average caloric intake from food away from home; Nutritional gap between food prepared at home and away from home.
ACCESSION #
2111807

 

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