School meals: types of foods offered to and consumed by children at lunch and breakfast.

@article{Condon2009SchoolMT,
  title={School meals: types of foods offered to and consumed by children at lunch and breakfast.},
  author={Elizabeth M Condon and Mary Kay Crepinsek and Mary Kay Fox},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={109 2 Suppl},
  pages={S67-78}
}
BACKGROUND Children's food intakes do not meet dietary recommendations. Meals offered through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program make substantial contributions to school-aged children's diets. OBJECTIVES This article describes foods offered in school meals and consumed by children at lunch and breakfast, and differences in foods consumed by children who did and did not participate in the school meal programs. DESIGN Data were collected as part of the third School… CONTINUE READING