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The school nutrition dietary assessment study : summary of findings

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http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/46370
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Abstract:
Presents findings on the nutrients and foods provided in school meals, and describes the dietary intakes of the nation's students on a typical day. The study compares the nutrients provided in school meals and the nutrients consumed by students with several standards, such as the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program goals, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the National Research Council's Diet and Health Recommendations, etc. Information was collected from a nationally representative sample of schools and a nationally representative sample of students attending these schools.
Author(s):
Burghardt, John A. , Devaney, Barbara L. , Mathematica Policy Research, Inc
Subject(s):
National school lunch program , Evaluation , School breakfast programs , United States , School children , Food , Children , Nutrition , National School Lunch Program , National School Breakfast Program , school meals , school food service , program evaluation
Note:
"Prepared by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Princeton, NJ, under contract no. 53-3198-0-16 with the Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture."
Language:
English
Publisher:
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Year:
1993
Rights:
Works produced by employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties are not copyrighted within the U.S. The content of this document is not copyrighted.