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Parents' Perceptions and Adherence to Children's Diet and Activity Recommendations: the 2008 Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study

public health  fruits  vegetables  CDC  child  infant  obesity  diet  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Preventing Chronic Disease Journal  National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion  NCCDPHP  television  nutrition policy  fast foods 

Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. PCD provides an open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Improving Children's Menus inCommunity Restaurants: Best Food for Families, Infants, andToddlers Best Food FITS Intervention, South Central Texas,2010-2014 - CDC

vegetables  community  CDC  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  restaurants  beverages  menu planning  pediatric obesity  fast foods  intervention studies 

Approximately 32% of US children are overweight or obese. Restaurant and fast food meals contribute 18% of daily calories for children and adolescents aged 2 to 18 years. Changing children’s menus may improve their diets. This case study describes Best Food for Families, Infants, and Toddlers (Best Food FITS), a community-based intervention designed to address childhood obesity. The objective of this study was to improve San Marcos children’s access to healthy diets through partnerships with local restaurants, removing sugar-sweetened beverages, decreasing the number of energy-dense entrées, and increasing fruit and vegetable offerings on restaurant menus.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Impact of San Francisco™s Toy Ordinance on Restaurants and Children™s Food Purchases, 2011"2012 - CDC

california  CDC  united states  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  public policy  fast foods  child/childhood obesity  health promotion/legislation and jurisprudence  marketing/legislation and jurisprudence  nutrition policy/legislation and jurisprudence  play and playthings  restaurants/legislation and jurisprudence 

In 2011, San Francisco passed the first citywide ordinance to improve the nutritional standards of children’s meals sold at restaurants by preventing the giving away of free toys or other incentives with meals unless nutritional criteria were met. This study examined the impact of the Healthy Food Incentives Ordinance at ordinance-affected restaurants on restaurant response (eg, toy-distribution practices, change in children’s menus), and the energy and nutrient content of all orders and children’s-meal–only orders purchased for children aged 0 through12 years.

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