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Lessons from the Lunchroom: Childhood Obesity, School Lunch ...

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Children need healthy food. This should go without saying, but the current U.S. food system makes it hard to ensure that kids get the kinds of foods they need to ...

Childhood Obesity and School Lunches - DrAxe.com

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School lunches have also grown in size and calories, and have decreased in nutrition. Is there a link between childhood obesity and school lunches? Find out.

State of Obesity - Moving Toward Modernizing Obesity Policies and ...

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State of Obesity. ... Early Childhood Policies and Programs · School-Based Policies and Programs · Community-Based Policies and Programs · Health, ...

Gov't Study: Michelle Obama's School Lunches Make Kids Fat | The ...

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Aug 11, 2016 ... Gov't Study Finds Michelle Obama's School Lunches Are Making Kids ... or obese consumed one-third to one-half of their daily meals at school, ...

Junk Food in Schools and Childhood Obesity

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Despite limited empirical evidence, there is growing concern that junk food availability in schools has contributed to the childhood obesity epidemic. In this paper ...

Most Schools Still Don't Meet Federal Nutrition Standards | TIME

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Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... self- reported overweight and obesity among middle school students, ...

Do School Lunches Contribute to Childhood Obesity? - Journal of ...

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This paper assesses whether school lunches contribute to childhood obesity. I employ two methods to isolate the causal impact of school lunches on obesity.

USDA ERS - National School Lunch Program

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Oct 5, 2016 ... The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is the Nation's second largest food and ... In 2014, school cafeterias served almost 5 billion lunches, over ... Food & Nutrition Assistance Research · Diet Quality & Nutrition · Obesity ...

Protecting Progress against Childhood Obesity — The National ...

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Oct 29, 2014 ... Nutrition science has advanced greatly since the inception of the National School Lunch Program in 1946. Yet when a 2008 Institute of ...

How School Lunches Can Help Fight Obesity - Live Science

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Apr 9, 2013 ... Free school lunches could reduce childhood obesity rates, if done correctly.

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Can School Lunches Cause Obesity? | Reader's Digest

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A recent study found that children who regularly ate school lunches were 29 percent more likely to be obese than their peers who brought lunch from home.

Obesity and School Lunches - The New York Times

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Feb 4, 2011 ... Researchers say they have identified another risk factor for childhood obesity: school lunch. A study of more than 1,000 sixth graders in several ...

Healthy School Lunches Can Reduce Childhood Obesity and ...

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Apr 5, 2016 ... Parents across the world over want their children to grow up healthy. Type 2 diabetes used to be unheard of in children, but rates have been ...