A Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program improves high school students' consumption of fresh produce.

  title={A Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program improves high school students' consumption of fresh produce.},
  author={Elaine M Davis and Karen W Cullen and Kathleen Watson and Melanie Konarik and John Radcliffe},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={109 7},
Low fruit and vegetable intake may be associated with overweight. The United States Department of Agriculture implemented the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in 2006-2007. One Houston-area high school was selected and received funding to provide baskets of fresh fruits and vegetables daily for each classroom during this period. This study assessed the impact of the program on students' fruit and vegetable intake. At program end (May 2007), fruit and vegetable intake surveys were distributed… CONTINUE READING

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