Does the school fruit and vegetable scheme improve children's diet? A non-randomised controlled trial.

@article{Ransley2007DoesTS,
  title={Does the school fruit and vegetable scheme improve children's diet? A non-randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Joan Kathleen Ransley and Darren C Greenwood and Janet E Cade and Stephen Blenkinsop and Ingrid van Schagen and David Teeman and Elizabeth Scott and Greg M White and Simon Schagen},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={
          699-703
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Evaluation of the impact on diet of the school fruit and vegetable scheme (SFVS). DESIGN Non-randomised controlled trial. SETTING Infant and primary schools in the north of England. PARTICIPANTS 3,703 children aged four to six years (reception, year 1, and year 2). INTERVENTION One portion of fruit or vegetable provided per child on each school day between February and December 2004. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Fruit and vegetables consumed and intake of nutrients. RESULTS The… CONTINUE READING

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