Child-care environment and dietary intake of 2- and 3-year-old children.

@article{Gubbels2010ChildcareEA,
  title={Child-care environment and dietary intake of 2- and 3-year-old children.},
  author={Jessica S Gubbels and Stef P. J. Kremers and Annette Stafleu and Pieter Cornelis Dagnelie and Nanne K de Vries and Carel Thijs},
  journal={Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={97-101}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research has shown that children in child-care do not comply with dietary intake recommendations (i.e. either exceeding or not meeting recommendations), which may be attributable to specific features of the child-care environment. The present study explored the relationship between the social and physical child-care (day-care) environment and dietary intake of 2- and 3-year-olds in Dutch child-care centres. METHODS The dietary intake of 135 children, aged 2 and 3 years… CONTINUE READING

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