July 15, 2008
Program Results Report
In 2007, the opening plenary of the 40th Annual Conference of the Society for Nutrition Education featured two high-profile speakers who presented a historical perspective of policies that have improved nutrition in the United States.
September 1, 2012
This article provides evidence that competitive food laws are associated with adolescent weight gain—students exposed to stronger laws gained less weight on average than students in states without such laws. Objective height and weight data were gat ...
August 14, 2012
Some Encouraging Progress, Additional Improvements are Needed
August 1, 2012
Sweetened drinks are a primary source of added dietary sugar for children. Drinks obtained at school in “competitive venues”—outside of the federally reimbursable school meal program—significantly contribute to student caloric intake. These research ...
July 1, 2012
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Bridging the Gap program shows that the nation’s public secondary schools are making some progress to offer students healthier foods and beverages, but most students can still buy sugary drinks and ...
October 6, 2009
This study examined the influence of menu calorie labels on fast food choices in the wake of New York City's labeling mandate.