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- Dietary intervention study in children (DISC): Intervention design and participation. Stevens, Victor J.; Obarzanek, Eva // Journal of Nutrition Education;May/Jun95, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p133
Focuses on the intervention procedures employed in the first year of the Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC) trial and the 1986 participation data. DISC dietary goals; Intervention sessions; Educational DISC program; Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C).
- U.S. children fail to meet diet recommendations. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;10/15/97, Vol. 89 Issue 20, p1479
Presents statistics on the failure of American children aged two-19 years to meet dietary recommendations depicted by the federal Food Guide Pyramid. Number of servings required for specific food groups.
- 5 things: Child nutrition reauthorization officially on hold. Schilling, Becky // Food Management Exclusive Insight;12/8/2016, p1
The article reports that the child nutrition reauthorization legislation has been officially put on hold.
- Military Connected Students attend Annual White House Kids "State Dinner" Contest Winners. // Touching Base;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p5
The article reports on the 3rd annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner" contest, which was participated by about 1,500 children and was part of the Let's Move initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama.
- Labeling rules for young children's food. Kurtzweil, Paula // FDA Consumer;Mar1995, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p14
Informs that the dietary guidelines for Americans do not apply to children under two years of age. Advice from health experts on the fat intake of young children; Special rules established by several government agencies to govern the labeling of food for children under four; Information that is...
- Proposed Rules Seek to Limit Junk-Food Ads in Schools. Morones, Alyssa // Education Week;3/5/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 23, p7
The article reports on a February 2014 press conference held by U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announcing a new federal proposal that would stop U.S. schools from advertising unhealthy foods on their campuses.
- News. // Food Management;Nov98, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p14
Presents several articles pertaining to the food industry in the United States (US). Consolidation of some of the businesses of Compass Group North American Division into two primary groups; Information on the 13th annual `Eating Patterns in America' report by NPD; Completion of the work of the...
- Quality of Children's Diets At and Away From Home: 1994-96. Lin, Biing-Hwan; Guthrie, Joanne // FoodReview;Jan-Apr99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p2
Highlights the findings of a survey by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) on the lack of nutritional quality of diets of children from 1994 to 19996. Guidelines for data collection; Comparison of nutritional quality of foods; Plans of the USDA on the promotion of nutritional...
- Senior power rides again. Rosenstiel, Thomas; Thomas, Rich // Newsweek;2/20/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 8, p31
Looks at how the GOP is targeting funding for kids to spare elders. Plans by Newt Gingrich to end $15 billion of federal nutrition programs for children while sparing Meals-on-Wheels and meals at senior centers; Actions by the strong seniors lobby; American Association of Retired Persons;...