Maintenance of effects of the eat smart school food service program: results from the CATCH-ON study.

@article{Osganian2003MaintenanceOE,
  title={Maintenance of effects of the eat smart school food service program: results from the CATCH-ON study.},
  author={Stavroula Kalis Osganian and Deanna M Hoelscher and Michelle Zive and Paul Wolff Mitchell and Patricia Snyder and Larry S. Webber},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={418-33}
}
The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health (CATCH) Eat Smart Program targeted the food service of the 56 CATCH intervention elementary schools to effect positive changes in the total fat and saturated fat content of school lunch. Maintenance of the food service intervention in former intervention (n = 56) and control (n = 20) schools was evaluated 5 years postintervention. After 5 years of follow-up and no further intervention, the former CATCH intervention schools not only… CONTINUE READING

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