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 ...
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. ... Early Childhood Policies and Programs · School-Based
Policies and Programs · Community-Based Policies and Programs · Health, ...
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, ...
Despite limited empirical evidence, there is growing concern that junk food
availability in schools has contributed to the childhood obesity epidemic. In this
Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... self-
reported overweight and obesity among middle school students, ...
This paper assesses whether school lunches contribute to childhood obesity. I
employ two methods to isolate the causal impact of school lunches on obesity.
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 ...
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 ...
Apr 9, 2013 ... Free school lunches could reduce childhood obesity rates, if done correctly.