Spring Journal Issue Examines Students’ Fruit and Vegetable Selections

2014-10-14

Interested in reading about the experiences and observations of other school nutrition operators? Be sure to check out The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, SNA’s peer-reviewed research journal published twice a year. The exclusively digital publication features research articles on topics critical to the successful operation of school meal programs.

The article titled “ “When Fruits and Vegetables Are Optional, Elementary School Children Choose Processed Over Whole Offerings”” by Sarah A. Amin, MPH; Bethany A. Yon, PhD; Jennifer C. Taylor, MS; and Rachel K. Johnson, PhD, MPH, RD, FAHA spotlights a study conducted a year before the National School Lunch Program began requiring students to select a fruit or a vegetable to determine the types of fruits or vegetables that students chose.

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The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management
“When Fruits and Vegetables Are Optional, Elementary School Children Choose Processed Over Whole Offerings”

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