Quality of food eaten in English primary schools: school dinners vs packed lunches

  title={Quality of food eaten in English primary schools: school dinners vs packed lunches},
  author={Imogen S. Rogers and Andrew Robert Ness and K Hebditch and Louise R. Jones and Pauline M Emmett},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective:To compare the food and nutrient intakes of primary school children eating school dinners and packed lunches.Subjects:Six-hundred and twenty-one 7-year-old children participating in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children in South West England.Methods:Diet was assessed by 3-day unweighed food record.Results:The composition of both types of school meals compared unfavourably with dietary guidelines. Intakes of energy, non-starch polysaccharides (NSP), calcium, iron, folate… CONTINUE READING
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