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Children's Diets in the Mid-1990s: Dietary Intake and Its Relationship with School Meal Participation


  • Philip Gleason
  • Carol Suitor


Examines children's diets and finds nearly all children have adequate usual intakes for most B vitamins, but many children of all ages are at risk of inadequate intakes of folate, magnesium, zinc, and vitamins A and E.

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  • Philip Gleason & Carol Suitor, "undated". "Children's Diets in the Mid-1990s: Dietary Intake and Its Relationship with School Meal Participation," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 8db693ba4d8640ec87d978a34, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:8db693ba4d8640ec87d978a342a6ec5d

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    1. Lin, Biing-Hwan & Guthrie, Joanne & Blaylock, James R., 1996. "The Diets of America's Children: Influences of Dining Out, Household Characteristics, and Nutrition Knowledge," Agricultural Economics Reports 262042, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
    2. repec:aph:ajpbhl:1995:85:5:660-666_9 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Barbara Devaney & Thomas Fraker, 1989. "The Dietary Impacts of the School Breakfast Program," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 71(4), pages 932-948.
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    Children's Diets; Dietary Intake; School Meal Participation; Nutrition;

    JEL classification:

    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General
    • I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health


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