Year Published: 2018
Source: Preventing Chronic Disease, Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy, Volume 15, E68
Abstract: Most children under-consume fruit and vegetables. This study estimated the frequency and quality of fruit and vegetables offered during snack in US afterschool programs and examined program-level factors associated with offering them, including awareness and use of the National AfterSchool Association Healthy Eating and Physical Activity standards.
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Suggested citation for this article: Wiecha JL, Williams PA, Giombi KC, Richer A, Hall G. Survey of Afterschool Programs
Suggests Most Offer Fruit and Vegetables Daily. Prev Chronic Disease 2018;15:170396.