publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

The National School Lunch Program: Ideas, proposals, policies, and politics shaping students' experiences with school lunch in the United States, 1946 - present

Gosliner, Wendi Anne;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
AbstractThe National School Lunch Program:Ideas, proposals, policies, and politics shaping students' experiences with school lunch in the United States, 1946 - presentBy Wendi Anne GoslinerDoctor of Public HealthUniversity of California, BerkeleyProfessor Ann Keller, ChairOn an average school day in 2012, The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) supported the provision of lunch meals to almost 2/3 of school-age youth in the United States. Recent spikes in childhood obesity rates and the emergence of childhood-onset Type 2 diabetes have brought renewed attention to the program's potential to positively impact the health of the nation's youth. The Healthy Hunger F...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationdigestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Public health, Nutrition, Public policy, Adolescent Health, Child Nutrition, Federal Food Programs, National School Lunch Program, Nutrition Policy, School Nutrition
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