School Food Nutrition

Witnesses testified about programs to limit “junk food” in school lunch programs. They talked about the impact of… read more

Witnesses testified about programs to limit “junk food” in school lunch programs. They talked about the impact of nutrition on child health and development, differing guidelines for types of school lunch programs, increasing fruit and vegetable consumption while reducing soft drink consumption, and development of nutrition standards based on scientific rather than market research. They also talked about child obesity and diabetes in relation to school nutrition guidelines. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Kelly D. Brownell Co-Founder and Director Yale University->Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
  • Mary Lou Hennrich Executive Director Community Health Partnership (Portland, OR)
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School Food Nutrition

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Program ID:
196964-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 12, 2007

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  • Mar 07, 2007 | 2:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 07, 2007 | 12:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 12, 2007 | 2:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2007 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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