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Adams, Elizabeth L.; Raynor, Hollie A.; Thornton, Laura M.; Mazzeo, Suzanne E.; Bean, Melanie K. – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides >30 million meals to children daily; however, the specific nutrient composition of NSLP-selected and consumed meals for students from lower income and racial/ethnic minoritized backgrounds is unknown. Aims: To quantify the nutrients in school lunch selection and consumption among…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Eating Habits, Nutrition
Hulette, Annmarie C.; Dunham, Mackenzie; Davis, Mindy; Gortney, Jason; Lieberman, Alicia F. – ZERO TO THREE, 2016
This article describes the Attachment Vitamins program, a trauma-informed parent group intervention for families with young children. Attachment Vitamins is a relational psychoeducational intervention based on the principles of Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Its goal is to repair the impact of chronic stress and trauma through strengthening the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Anxiety, Trauma, Family Programs
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Buskohl, Philip R.; Gould, Russell A.; Curran, Susan; Archer, Shivaun D.; Butcher, Jonathan T. – American Biology Teacher, 2012
Embryonic development offers a unique perspective on the function of many biological processes because of embryos' heightened sensitivity to environmental factors. This hands-on lesson investigates the effects of elevated vitamin A on the morphogenesis of chicken embryos. The active form of vitamin A (retinoic acid) is applied to shell-less (ex…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Science Activities, Scientific Methodology, Laboratory Experiments
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Joyce, Jillian M.; Rosenkranz, Richard R.; Rosenkranz, Sara K. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: School lunches must meet National School Lunch Program (NSLP) requirements to receive reimbursement. In this study, we sought to determine whether there are significant differences in nutrient content and nutritional quality between 2 menus meeting NSLP requirements. Methods: A cross-sectional content analysis compared 6 weeks of a…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Case Studies, Content Analysis, Dining Facilities
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Angarita-Rivera, Paula A.; Gabbard, Devan B.; Main, Kegan A.; Timmermann, Katherine M.; Kinkade, Karla B.; Wilson, Kristy J.; Doçi, Colleen L. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
This laboratory experiment, designed for undergraduate nonmajors or advanced high school students, attempts to demystify the technique of spectrophotometry by utilizing a hands-on, real-world approach. Modification of the reaction for the formation of Fe[(bpy)[subscript 3]][subscript 2+] allows students to interact with vitamin C, a compound with…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Laboratory Experiments, Science Experiments, Laboratory Procedures
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Nicklas, Theresa A.; O'Neil, Carol E.; Fulgoni, Victor L., III – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: Some schools are removing flavored milk from lunchrooms based on the perception that consumption has a negative impact on the overall dietary quality. The goal of this study was to assess the contribution of flavored and white milk in the diets of children. Methods: Intake data from children 2 to 18?years (N?=?7332) participating in…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Children, Adolescents, Dietetics
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Waters, Sara F.; Hulette, Annmarie; Davis, Mindy; Bernstein, Rosemary; Lieberman, Alicia – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Prevention and amelioration of the myriad effects of toxic stress on child development is a significant public health concern. Scalable programmes to address this concern are lacking. Attachment Vitamins (AV) is a novel universal prevention programme for parents of young children that is trauma-informed and addresses toxic stress within a…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Child Health, Prevention
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Anithasri, Anbalagan – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2020
Hormones are the major signaling molecules that have a complex signaling cascade involving intracellular and intranuclear receptors, coreceptors, and signal transduction pathways. The molecular mechanism of hormonal action is written in a poetic verse to kindle the interest of students and to augment their affinity toward the onerous yet awesome…
Descriptors: Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Structure, Cytology
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Magenis, Marina Lummertz; Machado, Alessandra Gonçalves; Bongiolo, Angela Martinha; da Silva, Marco Antonio; Castro, Kamila; Perry, Ingrid Dalira Schweigert – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2018
The aim of this study was to assess dietary intake, breastfeeding history, weight at birth and current weight in children and adolescents with Down syndrome (DS). Therefore, a cross-sectional, controlled study with 19 DS participants and 19 controls without DS matched by gender and age was performed. Except for vitamin D, a lower or the same…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Children
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Koerber, Susanne; Osterhaus, Christopher; Sodian, Beate – Frontline Learning Research, 2017
The reluctance of children to revise their prior beliefs is a prominent phenomenon in the reasoning literature. One way to facilitate belief change is offering explanations, and this study examined whether highlighting (counter) evidence with diagrams leads to belief revision to the same extent. Altogether 134 preschoolers and second-graders (5-…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Beliefs, Evidence, Preschool Children
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Hildebrand, Deana; Millburg Ely, Catherine; Betts, Nancy M.; Gates, Gail E. – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2018
Purpose/Objectives: Advocacy groups recommend the school lunch period allow students 20 minutes of time to eat. While there is increasing evidence to support this recommendation, there is less known about the effect of eating time on nutrient consumption. The purpose of this study was to determine whether time to eat affected students' consumption…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Lunch Programs, Nutrition, Eating Habits
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Adebisi, Rufus Olanrewaju; Elemukan, Isaiah Sunday; Gomos, Yakubu Doris – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2018
The purpose of the study was to establish the vitamin-mineral status of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who exhibit attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Four research questions were formulated for the study. A quasi-experimental of ex post facto research design was used. The study was conducted in four special schools and…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Kong, Angela; Odoms-Young, Angela M.; Schiffer, Linda A.; Berbaum, Michael L.; Porter, Summer J.; Blumstein, Lara; Fitzgibbon, Marian L. – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2013
Objective: To compare the diets of African American and Hispanic families in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) prior to the 2009 food package revisions. Methods: Mother-child dyads were recruited from 12 WIC sites in Chicago, IL. Individuals with 1 valid 24-hour recall were included in the analyses…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Nutrition, Mothers, African Americans
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Bergman, Ethan A.; Saade, Catherine; Shaw, Emily; Englund, Tim; Cashman, Linda; Taylor, Katie Weigt; Watkins, Tracee; Rushing, Keith – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2014
Purpose/Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the nutrient content of National School Lunch Program (NSLP) lunches and lunches brought from home (LBFH) lunches in elementary schools participating in the HealthierUS School Challenge (HUSSC). Methods: Participants included students in grades 2-5 in four Washington state HUSSC…
Descriptors: Child Health, Nutrition, Lunch Programs, Dietetics
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Baikoglu, Selin – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
90-95% of vitamin D which has the supreme function of regulating many metabolisms in tissues and organs, is taken from the sunlight through skin. Since wrestling is performed in sun-protected sports halls, we think that a vitamin D replacement will improve the performance of wrestlers, especially as the limited exposure to sunlight is compared to…
Descriptors: Males, Muscular Strength, Athletics, Athletes
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