Comparison of menus to actual foods and beverages served in North Carolina child-care centers.

@article{Neelon2010ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of menus to actual foods and beverages served in North Carolina child-care centers.},
  author={Sara E. Benjamin Neelon and Kristen A. Copeland and Sarah C Ball and Lauren E Bradley and Dianne Stanton Ward},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={110 12},
  pages={1890-5}
}
Menus from child-care centers are an important source of information for parents, researchers, and child-care regulators, but previous research suggests that menus do not accurately represent foods served. The purpose of this study was to compare menus with actual foods and beverages served to children in child-care centers. Menus were collected and a dietary observation was conducted to document all foods and beverages served to children during the course of 1 day in 84 child-care centers in… CONTINUE READING

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