More nutritious food is served in child-care homes receiving higher federal food subsidies.

  title={More nutritious food is served in child-care homes receiving higher federal food subsidies.},
  author={Pablo Monsivais and Shannon Kirkpatrick and Donna B. Johnson},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={111 5},
The US Department of Agriculture's Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) serves 2.3 million children by providing monetary subsidies for food to participating child-care providers. This cross-sectional study tested the hypothesis that higher reimbursement rates for food result in higher food expenditures and higher nutritional quality of foods served in family child-care homes participating in CACFP. Sixty family home child-care providers were recruited in 2008-2009 from King County… CONTINUE READING
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