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Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), United States. Food and Nutrition Service, 2002
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into the influence of reimbursement rates on the participation decisions and quality of meals offered by family child care homes participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), based on information on…
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), 2002
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the correlation between reimbursement rates for Tier 2 family child care providers who participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the quality of meals offered, based on information from the Family Child Care…
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), 2002
Executive Summary
An investigation into the correlation between legislative changes to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the quantity and nutritional quality of meals served in Tier 2 family child care homes, based on a sample of 542 Tier 2 child care…
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), 2002
Reports & Papers
Findings from 1995 and 1999 surveys focusing on the relationship between Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) participation and food subsidy legislature in the United States
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), 2002
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from 1995 and 1999 surveys focusing on the relationship between Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) participation and food subsidy legislature in the United States
Ghelfi Linda, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study examining the outcomes of a tiered income targeted meal reimbursement scale for adult and child care facilities
Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.), United States. Food and Nutrition Service, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study of reimbursement tiering in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) from nationally representative samples of participating family child care homes, their sponsors, and the parents of the children they served during the spring and…
United States. Food and Nutrition Service. Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation, 2001
Executive Summary
An overview of the nutritional education component of the Women, Infants, Children (WIC) program
Langford Barbara, 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of strategies for maximizing federal food and nutrition funds as well as other public and private sources to provide nutritional snacks and meals for out-of-school time programs and community schools
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)