Navigation Links
Highlights from the September 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Date:8/29/2008

In May 2006, an agreement was reached by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the American Beverage Association on voluntary sales restrictions on "competitive foods" such as soft drinks at schools. However, researchers at Pardee Rand Graduate School say limiting the availability of soft drinks at school may not be enough to affect overall consumption among elementary school children.

In a study of more than 4,000 children, the researchers found limiting soft drink availability at school is associated with a 4 percent decrease in overall consumption; 26 percent of children who have access to soft drinks at school drink them; and low-income and black non-Hispanic children consume more soft drinks at school and more soft drinks overall.

The researchers conclude: "Greater reductions in children's consumption of soft drinks will require policy changes that go beyond food availability at schoolSuch polices may include zoning regulations on food outlet types in residential or school areas and promotion of more healthful substitutes such as milk and fruit juice."


'/>"/>

Contact: Julia Dombrowski
media@eatright.org
312-899-4806
American Dietetic Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. September Geology and GSA Today media highlights
2. September 2008 Biology of Reproduction highlights
3. AGU journal highlights -- August 6, 2008
4. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols highlights gene silencing, cancer cell biology methods
5. Highlights from the August 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
6. AGU journal highlights -- July 23, 2008
7. August 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
8. Highlights from the July 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
9. July 2008 GEOLOGY and GSA Today media highlights
10. July 2008 highlights
11. Highlights from the June 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider ... MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , ... multi-biometric projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can process multiple complex ... any combination of fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. ... SDK and MegaMatcher Accelerator , which ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... SAN FRANCISCO and BANGALORE, India ... part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: ... service provider, today announced a global partnership that ... convenient way to use mobile banking and payment services. ... Mobility is a key innovation area for financial services, but ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 First quarter 2016: ... up 966% compared with the first quarter of 2015 ... SEK 589.1 M (loss: 18.8) and the operating margin was 40% ... 0.32) Cash flow from operations was SEK 249.9 M ... revenue guidance is unchanged, SEK 7,000-8,500 M. The operating ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... 27, 2016 , ... Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of Smart ... it has been named to The Silicon Review’s “20 Fastest Growing Big Data Companies ... Semantics serves the needs of end users facing some of the most complex data ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... ... The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Charles “Chuck” Gardner was ... since 1987. Since then, he has served in a number of key leadership positions ... the program and exposition committees. In his professional career, Dr. Gardner is the director ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016 ... (CSE: NSK) (OTCPink: NSKQB) ( Frankfurt ... an ihre Pressemitteilung vom 13. August 2015 die ... ihre Finanzen um zusätzliche 200.000.000 Einheiten auf 400.000.000 ... Dollar zu bringen. Davon wurden 157.900.000 Einheiten mit ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... The Board of Directors of ... John Tilton as Chief Commercial Officer.  Mr. Tilton joined Biohaven from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, ... leaders responsible for the commercialization of multiple orphan drug indications. Mr. Tilton ...
Breaking Biology Technology: