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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…
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.