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Measuring the Impact of Menu Labeling in Schools on Student Food Choices

Point-of-purchase nutrition labeling policies are proposed as a mechanism to increase awareness of nutrient content, modify food selection decisions, reduce selections of energy dense foods and increase selections of nutrient dense foods. School meal programs offer an opportunity to extend these benefits to children, especially lower-income children, but there has been little research to support More

Date: November 2010

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: School & After School