VIEWPOINT: RETHINKING DRINKING
- Lunch tray exposÃ©. // Prevention;Dec2005, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p34
This article presents a list of the top selling food selections at cafeterias in 271 public schools. Cookies and cakes were the number one favorite, with pizza, hamburgers and sandwiches as second. Other favorites included french fries, chips and soda.
- Liquid Candy. Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p2
Applauds the decline in the sales of non-diet soda within the U.S. market as of July 2005. Factors contributing to the downturn; States that have banned the sale of soft drinks from elementary schools, middle schools and high schools; Average consumption of soft drinks in the U.S.
- Pursuing the Post-Pop Paradigm. Buzalka, Mike // Food Management;Feb2007, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p88
The article reports on the American Beverage Association and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's agreement on the School Beverage Guidelines that removes full-calorie carbonated drinks from schools. The market share in schools for traditional carbonated soft drinks (CSD) has decreased...
- Should Soda & Snacks Be Suspended? Wilford, John Noble; Zimmer, Carl; Bumiller, Elisabeth; DePalma, Anthony; Cowan, Alison Leigh; Onishi, Norimitsu; Mayer, Elizabeth // New York Times Upfront;9/5/2005, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the conflict within the Connecticut Legislature over a bill that would have banned soda and candy from public school cafeterias and vending machines. Purpose of the bill; Response of school officials to the bill.
- Toward Junking Junk Foods. Lehmann, Phyllis E. // Education Digest;Jan1979, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p29
This article focuses on the problem of junk food in U.S. schools. Junk foods win hands down over the more mundane school lunch. But a few school districts, among them, Carrol County, Maryland, have been shaping a subtle strategy on the side of nutrition education that takes aim at junk food...
- Dental Caries and its Association With Sociodemographics, Erosion, and Diet in Schoolchildren from Southeast Brazil. Auad, Sheyla Marcia; Waterhouse, Paula Jane; Nunn, June Heather; Moynihan, Paula Jane // Pediatric Dentistry;May/Jun2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p229
Purposes: The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of caries in a sample of Brazilian schoolchildren, test associations between caries, sociodemographics, and erosion, and investigate potential dietary factors common to both conditions. Methods: Brazilian schoolchildren (13-14...
- Soda Jerked. // Prepared Foods;Jun2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p23
Reports on a deal between public schools in the U.S. and the William J. Clinton Foundation which aims to promote healthier lives among young people in the country. Formation of the deal in response to criticism against the less nutritious foods being offered at school cafeterias; Unavailability...
- Going Flat. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;9/4/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the removal of soda and other sugary beverages from U.S. school lunchrooms and vending machines starting the 2006 school year. Instead, students will have a choice of bottled water, low-fat and nonfat milk, and smaller servings of 100 percent fruit juice. Former U.S....
- Policy on Vending Machines in Schools. // Pediatric Dentistry;2008 Reference Manual, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p49
The article presents the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's (AAPD) policy on vending machines in schools. The consumption of sweetened foods and acidulated carbonated beverages by children and adolescents increases their risk of dental caries and can contribute to negative health and...