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Burger boy, sporty girl; what children say about school meals

Author : Anna Ludvigsen and Neera Sharma (2004)

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Lifting the lid on a nation of children who accept junk food as the staple school diet, and the media and peer influences at play on them.

The report consist of two linked studies: the first includes interviews with 174 children and young people; the second was conducted by a Food Commission nutritionist and forms an assessment of the nutritional value of school meals. Children¿s views are central in this report, which supports the case for poor diet contributing to alarming childhood obesity rates.


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Policy and research documents, Advocacy, rights and community inclusion, Health and disability

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