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OBJECTIVE To (i) evaluate food choices and consumption patterns of elementary- and middle-school students who participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and (ii) compare students' average nutrient intake from lunch with NSLP standards. DESIGN Plate waste from elementary- and middle-school students' lunch trays was measured in autumn 2010(More)
OBJECTIVE Produce and evaluate About Eating (AE), an online program for low-income women aligned with the Satter eating competence model, congruent with best practices for nutrition education of low-income audiences. METHODS Responses from iterative cognitive interviews and online surveys with diverse samples of low-income women informed lesson revisions.(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity remains a serious concern in the United States and in many other countries. Direct experience preparing and tasting healthful foods and increasing activity during the school day are promising prevention approaches. Engaging parents and families remains an important challenge. Fuel for Fun: Cooking with Kids Plus Parents and Play(More)
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