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Bruening Kay Stearns, Gilbride Judith A., Passannante Marian R., McClowry Sandee Graham, December, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective To assess the impact of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) on diet and 3 health outcomes -- weight-for-height status, dental caries (tooth decay) score, and number of days of illness -- among preschool children attending 2 urban…
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), United States. Food and Nutrition Service, 1999
Executive Summary
A study of the impact of reimbursement tiering on the number of family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the number of sponsoring agencies, and the total number of licensed child care homes, independent of…
American Dietetic Association. Journal Subscription Services, 1999
Other
Peer Reviewed
A summary of the American Dietetic Association's recommendations for nutrition and nutrition education in child care programs, focusing on meal plans and health promotion.
Briley Margaret E., Vickers Joan, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A summary of a study on the potential benefit and plausibility of increasing the amount of whole grain cereal in child care facility menus
Kapur Kanika, Kilburn M. Rebecca, Fair C. Christine, 1999
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the characteristics of three types of child care centers: centers that choose to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), centers that are eligible for CACFP but do not participate, and centers that are not…
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), United States. Food and Nutrition Service, 1999
Reports & Papers
An inquiry into the participation rates of family child care homes in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 1997
Executive Summary
A summary of the Early Childhood and Child Care Study describing the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) participating institutions and children, the nutrient content of meals and snacks offered by participating sites, and the nutrition…
United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 1997
Reports & Papers
A description of the child care sites and children participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), based on the Early Childhood and Child Care Study
United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 1997
Reports & Papers
A presentation of the findings of the Early Childhood and Child Care Study, which describes the institutions and children that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), assessing the nutrient content of meals and snacks offered…
United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 1997
Executive Summary
A profile of child care programs that participate in the Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the children who receive care in those programs.
United States. Department of Agriculture. Food and Consumer Service. Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 1997
Executive Summary
A summary of a report describing the nutrient content of meals and snacks offered under the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the contribution of this food to the daily energy and nutrient needs of participating children.
Thomas Laura, Keim Kathryn, Long Elaine, Zaske Jean, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of average milk consumption for groups of 3- to 5-year children enrolled in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Food Research and Action Center, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of features of the Child and Adult Care Food Program
Benjamin Sara E., n.d.
Other
An overview of state regulations on nutrition guidelines and physical activity in child care centers and family child care homes in all 50 states and the Virgin Islands, as well as those operated by the Department of Defense
North Carolina. Division of Public Health, n.d.
Reports & Papers
A presentation of nutrition standards for licensed child care providers in North Carolina, based on a review of research, an examination of other nutrition guidelines, listening sessions with 136 stakeholders, and surveys from 37 pediatricians