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Epstein-Solfield, Alexandra; Arango, Clay; Ogan, Dana; Stendell-Hollis, Nicole – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Most American school children fail to meet recommended intakes of fruits and vegetables (F/V). Possible solutions to increase intake include nutrition education interventions paired with access to a cafeteria salad bar (SB). The aim of this research was to determine if a F/V-targeted nutrition education intervention would…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Food, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Jamelske, Eric M.; Vernon, Erin – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of teacher encouragement on elementary school student vegetable snack consumption. Methods: Twelve Wisconsin elementary school teachers were randomly assigned different levels of encouragement procedures during vegetable snack time. The consumption levels of 218 students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Nutrition, Food Standards, Elementary School Teachers
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Cirillo, Jennifer; Morra, Ryan – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: The number of Farm to School (FTS) programs is increasing across the United States. These programs employ a variety of school-based initiatives including, but not limited to, local procurement for the school nutrition program, nutrition education in the classroom, hands-on and garden-based learning, and community partnerships…
Descriptors: School Culture, Nutrition Instruction, Agricultural Production, Food
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Hoffman, Vanessa; Srinivasan, Mithuna; Levin, Madeleine; Scarmo, Stephanie – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: The goal of this study was to explore unique issues that rural school nutrition professionals face in operating successful school meal programs, and their strategies for overcoming those barriers. Methods: This study was conducted through 10 key informant interviews and three focus groups with rural school nutrition…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, School Districts, School Administration, Lunch Programs
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Gola, Alice Ann H.; Burdg, Jinee – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
The FNS Research Corner provides a continuing series to summarize recently completed and current research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the area of child nutrition. Summaries of recently completed research projects and in-progress research are provided in this article.
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Lunch Programs, Program Evaluation
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Thapa, Janani R.; Lyford, Conrad P. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Research on incentivizing consumption of fruits and vegetables (F/V) has been and continues to be conducted in school lunchrooms. This study examined the use of stickers and toys to nudge F/V selection and consumption among students in grades 1 through 5. The study was conducted in two low-income elementary schools in West…
Descriptors: Incentives, Elementary School Students, Low Income Students, Food
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Haines, Amanda; Spruance, Lori Andersen – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: The study aim was to evaluate parent support for breakfast after the bell programs (BABPs). Methods: Data were collected through an online survey from parents (n=488) of school-aged children enrolled in public schools in Utah. Data were analyzed using generalized estimating equation (GEE) regression methods. Results: Parents…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Breakfast Programs, Parent Surveys, Online Surveys
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Guerrero, Kayla; Olsen, Annemarie; Wistoft, Karen – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
School meals play an important role in student well-being. However, studies have given evidence that school meals may not be satisfactory to students. Evidence suggests that taste plays an influential role in students' food decisions and eating experiences. This review of current research finds that studies around improving school meals mainly…
Descriptors: Lunch Programs, Food, Eating Habits, Well Being
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Bristow, Kelly; Jenkins, Steven; Kelly, Patrick; Mattfeldt-Beman, Mildred – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: Schools are offering more fruits and vegetables; yet consumption of fruits and vegetables among adolescents remains low. Many schools are implementing Farm-to-School programs to help generate excitement and increase selection of fruits and vegetables by students. The purpose of this research was to determine if a simple tasting…
Descriptors: High School Students, Eating Habits, Food Service, Food
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Berman, Danielle; Burdg, Jinee – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
The FNS Research Corner provides a continuing series to summarize recently completed and current research conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in the area of child nutrition. For further information, contact the Office of Policy Support (OPS) at (703) 305-2117. Links to published studies and reports as…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Program Evaluation, Pilot Projects, Nutrition
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Patten, Emily Vaterlaus; Alcorn, Michelle; Watkins, Tracee; Cole, Kerri; Paez, Paola – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: The purpose of this exploratory, observational study was three-fold: 1) Determine current food safety practices at Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites; 2) Identify types of food served at the sites and collect associated temperatures; and 3) Establish recommendations for food safety training in the SFSP.…
Descriptors: Food, Food Standards, Food Service, Summer Programs
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Johnson, Carolyn C.; Spruance, Lori Andersen; O'Malley, Keelia; Begalieva, Maya; Myers, Leann – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: Evaluation of school-based activities is a high priority for school personnel. Nutrition activities, such as salad bars (SBs) incorporated into school lunchrooms, may increase children's consumption of low-energy, high fiber diets. The purpose of this paper is to describe a problem-solving/ decision-making model and demonstrate…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Decision Making, Food, Dining Facilities
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Snelling, Anastasia; Newman, Constance; Watts, Erin; Van Dyke, Hugo; Malloy, Elizabeth; Gharmarian, Yasha; Guthrie, Joanne; Mancino, Lisa – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: This study evaluated a behavioral economic strategy which paired a fresh cold fruit and cold vegetable to increase consumption of vegetables among elementary school children. Methods: The 14-day study was conducted in 12 public elementary schools in a suburban school district, which follows the offer model allowing students to…
Descriptors: Nutrition Instruction, Food, Eating Habits, Public Schools
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Medina, Xotchil; Giampaoli, Joan; Goto, Keiko; Hart, Shelley – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Bi-monthly farm stands utilizing Harvest of the Month (HOTM) produce with cooking demonstrations and recipe tastings were made available to students, teachers, and the community at a low-income school in the western United States. A hedonic tasting chart was displayed at all farm stands, and participants were encouraged to rate the tastings.…
Descriptors: Food, Low Income, Preferences, Cooking Instruction
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Landry, Alicia S.; Logue, Brittany K. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2017
Purpose/Objectives: Schools are being challenged to provide physical activity and nutrition education to students, and one way to do so is through the utilization of school gardens. The purpose of this study was to determine perceived benefits and barriers of implementing school gardens. Methods: A total of 896 principals employed by Mississippi…
Descriptors: Administrator Surveys, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Gardening
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