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Preventing Chronic Disease | Identifying Sources of Children™s Consumption of Junk Food in Boston After-School Programs, April"May 2011 - CDC

CDC  child  schools  nutrition  food quality  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  food services  Child care  snacks  junk food  energy intake 

Little is known about how the nutrition environment in after-school settings may affect children’s dietary intake. We measured the nutritional quality of after-school snacks provided by programs participating in the National School Lunch Program or the Child and Adult Care Food Program and compared them with snacks brought from home or purchased elsewhere (nonprogram snacks). We quantified the effect of nonprogram snacks on the dietary intake of children who also received program-provided snacks during after-school time. Our study objective was to determine how different sources of snacks affect children’s snack consumption in after-school settings.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Consistency of Nutrition Recommendations for Foods Marketed to Children in the United States, 2009"2010 - CDC

children  CDC  obesity  overweight  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  advertisements  nutrition policy  food industry  government agencies  energy intake  food and beverages 

Food marketing has emerged as an environmental factor that shapes children’s dietary behaviors. “Advergames,” or free online games designed to promote branded products, are an example of evolving food marketing tactics aimed at children.

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