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Impact Of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act On Obesity Trends

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Erica L Kenney, Jessica L Barrett, Sara N Bleich, Zachary J Ward, Angie L Cradock, and Steven L Gortmaker. 2020. “ Impact Of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act On Obesity Trends .” Health Aff , 39, 7, Pp. 1122-1129. Abstract The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 strengthened nutrition standards for meals and beverages provided through the National School Lunch, Breakfast, and Smart Snacks Programs, affecting fifty million children daily at 99,000 schools. The legislation's impact on childhood obesity is unknown. We tested whether the legislation was associated with reductions in child...
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