Study: Impact of early school-based nutrition education program

Research presented on Oct. 29 at the American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition assessed the effectiveness and impact of early school-based nutrition programs on the knowledge and behaviors of kindergarten students and first- and second-graders.

The study conducted by Kelli Williams, Ph.D., R.D., L.D., and a team of dietetics professors at Marshall University in West Virginia also looked at the effectiveness of school lessons as delivered by interns and registered dieticians. Continue reading