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Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
Compared with children of nonworking mothers, children of full-time working mothers have lower overall HEI (Healthy Eating Index) scores, lower intake of iron and fiber, and higher intake of soda and fried potatoes, even after taking into account…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Executive Summary
The study objectives concerned differences in nutrition outcomes among children age 0 to 17 years whose mothers work full-time, part-time, and not at all, and the role the CACFP serves in meeting the nutrition needs of participating children,…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
This section describes participating children's average consumption of food energy and nutrients over 24 hours, and the relative contribution of CACFP meals and snacks to total intakes. It begins with a description of the sample children and their…
Hatton Candace M., 2004
Reports & Papers
A survey-based study of licensed child care providers' knowledge of and compliance with the American Academy of Pediatrics' ''Back to Sleep'' recommendations, and an investigation into the primary sleep position they utilize for infants and reasons…
Fleischhacker Sheila, Achterberg Cheryl, 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the role of dietetics professionals in promoting healthy dietary guidelines and practices through Head Start programs
Moon Rachel Y., Oden Rosalind P., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study attempting to determine whether an educational program for child care providers regarding sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and safe sleep environment is effective in 1) providing basic information and understanding regarding SIDS risk…
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