Navigation Links
Learning About Healthy Diet Choices Begins At Schools

Schools that inculcate healthy eating habits by practicing what they preach can go a long way in promoting long term diet choices in elementary // children, according to a study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Texas.

The researchers divided the study in two parts. The first part aimed at an ambience change that afforded many selections of food under the low fat category. The first part entailed the kids to choose from three choices, one which was lower in fat than the rest. Part 2 encompassed just two choices, one of which was lower in fat. The findings showed that when choices were less, the selection pattern in children certainly varied, with children gravitating towards low fat food.

This was summed up by the researchers thus,"Taken together, the results of this study indicate that a minimal intervention to decrease the number of competing, high-fat, popular entrée options is sufficient to increase children's selection of low- or moderate-fat entrees."

The researchers also conducted surveys of food caterers and solicited views from the head of the schools to gauge importance of nutritional standards in competitive foods. The findings of the survey conducted amongst 228 foodservice caterers and 79 principals at schools in Pennsylvania found that only few schools gave importance to nutritional competitive foods. Clearly, School heads were more keen and inclined to enforce the establishment of nutritional standards in competitive foods.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Habit Memory May Enhance Learning In People
2. Learning Just How Different We Are
3. Learning process to be regulated by altering brain protein
4. Better Research Rats To Help In Learning About Hypertension
5. Math Learning Disorder Higher in Boys
6. Math Learning Disorder Higher In Boys
7. Boys Suffer More Mathematics Learning Disorder Than Girls
8. Task Learning Made Simple By Taking Short Breaks
9. Novel Treatment to Cure People with Learning Disabilities
10. Learning the Value of Prevention and Treatment in Oral Clefting
11. Study Shows Tomosyn Plays an Important Role in Learning and Memory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/6/2018)... DIEGO (PRWEB) , ... December 06, 2018 , ... ... Mike Wilson, Medicare Analytic Consultant Senior of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ... are Interrelated” on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 2:15pm PT at the Fairmont ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... December 05, 2018 , ... ... device is setting a new standard as the premier FDA-cleared microneedling device. This ... year this award is presented at the renowned Aesthetics Awards to products launched ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... LOUIS PARK, Minn. (PRWEB) , ... December 05, 2018 , ... ... its original, engaging, personalized fitness content to the masses. Wellbeats , which has ... clients, has released a new Wellbeats consumer app. Available now in the Apple ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... December 05, 2018 , ... Advanced ... Consulting services, announced its new office location in Paris, France during the Partnerships ... clinical trial operations in Europe and additional in-country personnel. , “The new office ...
(Date:12/5/2018)... ... , ... Northcentral University (NCU) has today announced the launch of two new ... weekly rolling basis to registered nurses, the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) ... prepare degree candidates to become leaders in the high-demand field. , “In the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2018)... ... December 07, 2018 , ... American ... organizations in the nation, and Southwestern Eye Center, an affiliate of American Vision ... of the two businesses will improve the quality of care for patients in ...
(Date:12/8/2018)... ... ... Cardiologist Ernst von Schwarz, MD says that women can experience unique warning signs ... their doctors. “This can be especially dangerous in younger women who may not realize ... that are unique to women so they may become better advocates for themselves when ...
(Date:12/6/2018)... ... ... get sick during cold and flu season, and when one person catches the flu the ... it to others up to about 6 feet away. Most experts think that flu viruses ... most people recover from the flu within seven to ten days, it can spread from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: