May 9, 2012 | New Public Health Post
July 31, 2014 | Program Results Report
Research teams based at Harvard School of Public Health and Columbia University used statistical modeling and related modeling techniques to analyze the childhood obesity epidemic and a calorie calculator to evaluate interventions to reverse it.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
July 21, 2014 | Issue Brief
After one school year with healthier meals—with standards set by the USDA—students are eating more whole grains, dairy, fruit, and vegetables. Researchers surveyed schools, parents, and examined what students threw away. See what they learned.
March 28, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Perceived Reactions of Elementary School Students to Changes in School Lunches After Implementation of the United States Department of Agriculture's New Meals Standards
July 7, 2014 | Journal Article
School leaders report widespread student acceptance of new healthier lunches offered after USDA improves nutrition standards.
RWJF examines the types of competitive foods - foods and beverages schools offer outside of meal programs - available in our nation's schools, as well as their impact on student health and school finances.
June 13, 2014 | Program Results Report
Bridging the Gap identifies and analyzes the policy and environmental factors that influence students' decisions about their health, drawing on local, state, and national data at the individual, school, district, state, and national levels.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
May 21, 2014 | Journal Article
Wide variation in state regulation of school “competitive foods” may make implementation of new federal standards difficult in some states.