Navigation Links
School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study
Date:8/8/2014

FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning vending machines from schools without making other food policy changes can actually lead to greater consumption of fast food and soda, according to a new U.S. study.

If kids still have access to high-fat, high-calorie foods and beverages from other sources, restricting vending-machine fare won't have much effect, the University of Illinois at Chicago researchers explained.

The research team looked at more than 8,200 high school students in 27 states and found that 23 percent of those with access to vending machines in their schools drank at least one soda a day. That compared with 28 percent who had no access to vending machines at school.

However, these differences occurred only in states where taxes on soda were lower or where students were able to buy soda from the school cafeteria or school store, according to the study published online in the journal PLoS One.

The researchers also found that students ate more fast food when vending machines were banned from schools, particularly in states with lower sales taxes on restaurant foods.

The findings show "there may be unintended effects if you only make small-scale changes," said study lead author Daniel Taber. "When more comprehensive changes were implemented, there were no unintended effects," Taber said in a university news release.

"Policy changes really need to be comprehensive and not just focused on one item such as regular soda or one location such as cafeterias," study co-author Jamie Chriqui, senior research scientist at the university's Institute for Health Research and Policy, said in the news release.

She also said the findings show the need for comprehensive policies such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new Smart Snacks in Schools rule. It's scheduled to be introduced during the 2014-15 school year.

More information

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more about '/>"/>

Copyright©2014 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. KGI School of Pharmacy’s Founding Class to Be Honored at Traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23
2. Seven high school students receive opportunity to conduct digestive disease research
3. MD Now Urgent Care Is the Smart Choice for Back-to-School Physicals and Vaccinations
4. Five Tips to Teach Kids Financial Responsibility While Back-To-School Shopping by Parenting Expert Deborah Gilboa, M.D., AKA "Doctor G"
5. Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too
6. Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey
7. 5 Tips for Back-to-School: What You Need to Know to Reduce Stress and Plan for a Healthy Transition from Nina Radcliff, MD
8. NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences to Host ITPalooza
9. Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips
10. Preschoolers With Special Needs May Gain From Inclusion Classrooms
11. Six Schools of Nursing Named National League for Nursing Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education for 2014-18
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study
(Date:9/19/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... steam over the five years to 2014. Industry operators ... first time during the period, as well as establish ... growth is due in large part to its novelty; ... 2005. Nevertheless, in that time, industry operators have been ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Follow us ... surgical techniques, and immunosuppressant drugs to prevent rejection, ... several chronic diseases related to the heart, kidneys, ... tissue transplantation have phenomenally revolutionized the survival rate ... today represents a pivotal medical intervention for thousands ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... well in infertile land, and bear many beans that ... because most legumes have a symbiotic relationship with bacteria, ... and then supply the host plant with ammonia as ... called nodules in their roots. However, if too many ... growth of the plants, because the energy cost of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Lifeinsure.biz has released a new blog post presenting 5 ... medical examinations. , Life insurance riders can drive ... more advantageous. Clients can read the newly released blog ... a no medical exam life insurance policy. , ... purchase, however it is more expensive. Life insurance rates ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Ticket Down ... for his 2014 concert tour. Concertgoers can add ... business, there are a handful of artists that are considered ... in Saginaw, MichIgan, Wonder has been a force in the ... in the music business, he has released 23 studio albums, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Relaxation Drink Production in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Relaxation Drink Production in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Growing Number of Terminally Ill Patients Drive the Global Organ and Tissue Transplantation Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:Growing Number of Terminally Ill Patients Drive the Global Organ and Tissue Transplantation Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:Growing Number of Terminally Ill Patients Drive the Global Organ and Tissue Transplantation Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Health News:Long-distance communication from leaves to roots 2Health News:No Medical Exam Life Insurance - Lifeinsure.biz Presents 5 Important Riders! 2Health News:Stevie Wonder Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices in Seattle, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Toronto, Las Vegas & Oakland 2Health News:Stevie Wonder Tickets: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices in Seattle, Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Toronto, Las Vegas & Oakland 3
... devastating brain injury that has wiped out many of ... other peoples feelings and intentions, according to a joint ... Centre for Aging and the Brain, and York Universitys ... published in the Nov. 23, 2007 issue of Science, ...
... sleepiness, experts say, , , THURSDAY, Nov. 22 (HealthDay News) ... Thanksgiving feast aren,t rare, and experts say a number ... , It may have to do with the traditional ... a chemical known to promote sleepiness, said Donna Arand, ...
... future treatment of breast cancer have been identified by a ... the online open access journal Breast Cancer Research may focus ... , A team led by Professor Mitch Dowsett, Head of ... London and Surrey, together with colleagues from the USA, Switzerland ...
... CHICAGO, Nov. 21 The Female Health Company,(Amex: ... The Wall Street,Analyst Forum 18th Annual Analyst Conference on ... York City (on 43rd Street between 5th and,6th). The ... will,present at the conference at 11:50 a.m. Eastern Time ...
... mean more ozone, and more strain on hearts, researchers ... temperatures and high ozone levels work together to boost ... , They believe that global warming -- which brings ... the number of people who die of cardiovascular events. ...
... PICK: Pregnant women pass on the effects of smoking ... effects on fetal development. A new study in mice ... Toronto, Canada, now adds the possibility that smoking before ... of female offspring to the long list of possible ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:People with rare type of memory loss still sensitive to others, study shows 2Health News:People with rare type of memory loss still sensitive to others, study shows 3Health News:There's More Than Turkey Behind Holiday Yawns 2Health News:Found in translation: Prioritizing research questions in breast cancer 2Health News:The Female Health Company to Present at Wall Street Analyst Forum Wednesday, November 28, 2007 2Health News:Global Warming May Trigger Rise in Heart Deaths 2Health News:Global Warming May Trigger Rise in Heart Deaths 3Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 2Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 3Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 4Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 5Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 6Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 7Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 8Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 9Health News:JCI table of contents: Nov. 21, 2007 10
(Date:9/19/2014)... EASTON, Mass. , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... "Company") today announced it has received and approved ... Barozyme HT48 instruments and has begun to manufacture ... the first instrument will be ready for shipment ... be built and released at a rate of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Aufgrund der ... äußerst erfolgreichen Serialisierungs-Countdown-Kalender aktualisiert, der jetzt auch die ... verfügbar unter pharmaserialisation.com , zeigt die Serialisierungsanforderungen ... in Kraft treten. Für international tätige ... um das "ob", sondern darum, "wann" sie die ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ... Inc. (PGDx), a provider of advanced cancer ... Medicines , a leader in discovering and developing ... today disclosed the first-ever comprehensive genomic study of ... deadly cancer of the female reproductive system, also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 2Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 3Pharma IQ stellt weltweite Serialisierungsfristen in seinen Countdown-Kalender 2014 - 2018 2First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 2First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 3First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines 4
Produce clean 0.75 mm round hole without tissue tags. Serrated squeeze action handle....
Target illumination for day and night testing. Glare luminance distance. The Optec 3500 remote control offers flexible positioning during test administration. Each vision tester includes 12 tests sli...
... The CSV- lOOOHGT instrument provides standardized glare testing. ... Vectorvision test faces for the evaluation of glare ... is precisely calibrated to simulate two on-coming halogen ... feet. The glare level can be adjusted to ...
Ruler S/Steel....
Medicine Products: