Fall 2013 Issue of Journal of Child Nutrition & Management Now Available

October 30, 2013 – If you’re looking for the latest in child nutrition research, look no further – the latest issue of The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management has reached the digital stands and is available for you to review.

Each issue of this exclusively digital publication features several research articles on topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs. For Fall 2013, Research in Action topics include:

  • A look at the BackPack program’s effect on hunger and behavior of elementary school students;
  • A case study from Sweden on the nutrient content of school lunches;
  • Creating a sustainable model for establishing gardens in schools and childcare centers;
  • Examining the relationship between nutritional knowledge and cafeteria purchases in middle-school students;
  • Consumption of produce in middle-schoolers after the implementation of a school district wellness policy;
  • And the school food environment of charter school in St. Louis, Mo.

JCN&M also includes commentary, resources and research updates; in this issue, Keith Rushing, PhD, RD, comments on the administration of school lunch participation and non-participation based surveys to middle-school students. You’ll also be able to find the 2013 Child Nutrition Showcase research abstracts and a summary of research from NFSMI.

The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management is a peer-reviewed research journal published twice a year. To read the Fall 2013 issue, visit www.schoolnutrition.org/jcnm.

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