Food Intake Reports and Studies

Beverage Consumption Among U.S. Children and Adolescents

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Juice, soft drink, and milk consumption are investigated using a sample of children and adolescents from the Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals.

Changes Over 25 Years in the Dietary Intakes of Children 6-19 Years

USDA. ARS. Food Survey Research Group.

Data from three nationally representative surveys were analyzed for trends in food intake by children 6-11 and 12-19 years of age.

Children's Adaptations to a Fat-Reduced Diet

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Comparison of children's self-selected eating patterns and approaches to achieving adherence to the Dietary Intervention Study in Children fat-reduced diet intervention with children who followed their usual diet.

Diet Quality and Nutrition

USDA. Economic Research Service.

ERS examines the interplay of social, economic, and demographic factors on food choices and the effect of these choices on diet quality and health. ERS research contributes to the debate on nutrition policy and the efficacy of the Nation's food assistance programs.

Effects of Fast- Food Consumption on Energy Intake and Diet Quality Among Children

American Academy of Pediatrics.

Study tested the hypothesis that fast-food consumption adversely affects dietary factors linked to obesity risk.

Portion Sizes and School Age Children: Trends, Effects, Solutions

North Carolina School Nutrition Action Committee

Kit provides a planned approach to address the issue of portion sizes in school. Contains strategies and resources to improve the school nutrition environment.

Soft Drinks and School Age Children

North Carolina School Nutrition Action Committee.

Explores the trends in consumption of soft drinks by school-age children, the health consequences of excessive consumption and possible strategies for change. Includes a presentation, a fact sheet on the topic and supporting materials for implementing change.

What We Eat in America, NHANES

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

"What We Eat in America", a new nationwide dietary intake data for the years 2001-2002 is an integration of two nationwide dietary intake surveys - the Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals (CSFII) conducted by USDA and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) conducted DHHS.

The influence of a verbal prompt on school lunch fruit consumption: a pilot study

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

This study evaluated an environmental intervention intended to increase consumption of the fruit serving among elementary school children participating in the National School Lunch Program.