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School Leaders Report Widespread Student Acceptance of Healthier Lunches, Studies Find

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Fall 2014 Highlights from BTG

 

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E-Newsletters

Fall 2014
Volume 1, Issue 4

Summer 2014
Volume 1, Issue 3

Spring 2014
Volume 1, Issue 2

Winter 2014
Volume 1, Issue 1



Interviews

June 2014 - (Heritage Radio's Inside School Food)
Do Stricter Meal Standards Lead to Better Health Outcomes?

April 2014 - (Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics podcast)
Drinking Water is Widely Available in U.S. Public School Cafeterias



Select Media Coverage

7/21/14 - (New York Times)
Research Suggests Students Adjusting to New School Lunches

7/28/14 - (HealthDay)
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

05/08/12 - (New York Times)
Bans on School Junk Food Pay Off in California

02/06/12 - (USA Today)
Junk Foods Widely Available at Elementary Schools

11/01/10 - (Wall Street Journal Health Blog)
Study: Elementary Schoolers Have Access to High-Fat, Sugary Drinks at School

07/22/10 - (New York Times)
Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes

05/31/10 - (The Washington Post)
Your Neighborhood May Affect Your Teen's Weight

04/01/10 - (CNN Health Beat)
Soda Tax Isn't Curbing Obesity in Kids

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About Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded nationally recognized research program dedicated to improving the understanding of how policies and environmental factors influence diet, physical activity and obesity among youth, as well as youth tobacco use.

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