School food environments and practices affect dietary behaviors of US public school children.

@article{Briefel2009SchoolFE,
  title={School food environments and practices affect dietary behaviors of US public school children.},
  author={Ronette R. Briefel and Mary Kay Crepinsek and Charlotte Cabili and Ander Wilson and Philip M. Gleason},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={109 2 Suppl},
  pages={S91-107}
}
BACKGROUND Changes to school food environments and practices that lead to improved dietary behavior are a powerful strategy to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. OBJECTIVES To estimate the effects of school food environments and practices, characterized by access to competitive foods and beverages, school lunches, and nutrition promotion, on children… CONTINUE READING