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Association between school food environment and practices and body mass index of US public school children. Fox MK, Dodd AH, Wilson A, Gleason PM. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Feb;109(2 Suppl):S108-17.
Associations between school meals offered through the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program and fruit and vegetable intake among ethnically diverse, low-income children. Robinson-O'Brien R, Burgess-Champoux T, Haines J, et al. Sch Health. 2010 Oct;80(10):487-92.
Availability of less nutritious snack foods and beverages in secondary schools - selected States, 2002-2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2009 Oct 9;58(39):1102-4.
Childhood obesity and schools: evidence from the national survey of children's health. Li J, Hooker NH. J Sch Health. 2010 Feb;80(2):96-103.
Competitive food initiatives in schools and overweight in children: a review of the evidence. Fox S, Meinen A, Pesik M, Landis M, Remington PL. WMJ. 2005 Jul;104(5):38-43.
Competitive foods and beverages available for purchase in secondary schools--selected sites, United States, 2006. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 Aug 29;57(34):935-8.
The effects of the National School Lunch Program on education and health. Hinrichs P. J Policy Anal Manage. 2010 Summer;29(3):479-505.
Got low-fat milk? How a community-based coalition changed school milk policy in New York City. Golub M, Charlop M, Groisman-Perelstein AE, et al. Fam Community Health. 2011 Jan-Mar;34 Suppl 1:S44-53.
Healthier options for public schoolchildren program improves weight and blood pressure in 6- to 13-year-olds. Hollar D, Messiah SE, Lopez-Mitnik G, et al. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Feb;110(2):261-7.
The impact of the availability of school vending machines on eating behavior during lunch: the Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey. Park S, Sappenfield WM, Huang Y, et al. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Oct;110(10):1532-6.
Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standards. Woodward-Lopez G, Gosliner W, Samuels SE, et al. Am J Public Health. 2010 Nov;100(11):2137-45.
The politics of obesity: a current assessment and look ahead. Kersh R. Milbank Q. 2009 Mar;87(1):295-316.
Position of the American Dietetic Association: local support for nutrition integrity in schools. Bergman EA, Gordon RW; American Dietetic Association. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Aug;110(8):1244-54.
Prevention of the epidemic increase in child risk of overweight in low-income schools: the El Paso coordinated approach to child health. Coleman KJ, Tiller CL, et al. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Mar;159(3):217-24.
Report card on school snack food policies among the United States' largest school districts in 2004-2005: room for improvement. Greves HM, Rivara FP. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2006 Jan 3;3:1.
The role of schools in obesity prevention. Story M, Kaphingst KM, French S. Future Child. 2006 Spring;16(1):109-42.
School food environments and policies in US public schools. Finkelstein DM, Hill EL, Whitaker RC. Pediatrics. 2008 Jul;122(1):e251-9.
School food environments and practices affect dietary behaviors of US public school children. Briefel RR, Crepinsek MK, Cabili C, et al. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Feb;109(2 Suppl):S91-107.
Schools and obesity prevention: creating school environments and policies to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Story M, Nanney MS, Schwartz MB. Milbank Q. 2009 Mar;87(1):71-100.
A structured, interactive method for youth participation in a school district-university partnership to prevent obesity. Meininger JC, Reyes LR, Selwyn BJ, Upchurch SL, et al. J Sch Health. 2010 Oct;80(10):493-500.
The third School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study: findings and policy implications for improving the health of US children. Story M. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Feb;109(2 Suppl):S7-13.
A CDC Review of School Laws and Policies Concerning Child and Adolescent Health. Journal of School Health, v. 78, no. 2, February 2008. 66 p.
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Childhood obesity in the United States, 1976-2008 : trends and current racial/ethnic, socioeconomic, and geographic disparities / Rockville, MD : HHS Health Resources and Services Administration, 2010. 6 p.
Community perspectives on obesity prevention in children : workshop summaries / Whitacre, Paula. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2009. 96 p.
F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America: Washington, D.C., Trust for America's Health , 2005, 148p.,
Fed Up! Winning the War Against Childhood Obesity. Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2005; xiv, 322 p.
Let's Move: Toolkit for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Organizations. Washington, DC: HHS, 2010 . 51 p.
Obesity and Socioeconomic Status in Children and Adolescents: United States, 2005-2008 : NCHS Data Brief, No. 51. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) , 2010 . 7 p.
Obesity in youth: causes, consequences, and cures / Heinberg, L J; Thompson, J K. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, 2009. 243 p.
Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity : How Do We Measure Up? / Kaplan, J.; Liverman, C.; Kraak, V.; Wisham, S.: Washington, D.C., Institute of Medicine, The National Academies Press, 2007, xvi, 475 p.
Promoting a healthy weight in children and youth : clinical strategies : recommendations and best practices / United States. Indian Health Service. Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention. Albuquerque, N.M. : Office of Information Technology (OIT); 2008. 59 p.
Promoting healthy communities and preventing childhood obesity : trends in recent legislation / Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, 2010. 42 p.
Solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation : White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity report to the President. / United States. White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity. Washington, D.C.: Executive Office of the President of the United States, 2010. 124 p.
State Options for Reducing Overweight and Obesity: Washington, DC: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), 2006; 8 p., 2006
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