Short Lunch Periods in Schools Linked with Less Healthy Eating

Boston, MA ─(ENEWSPF)--September 11, 2015.  Students with less than 20 minutes to eat school lunches consume significantly less of their entrées, milk, and vegetables than those who aren’t as rushed, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The study will appear online Friday, September 11, 2015 in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

“Many children, especially those from low-income families, rely on school meals for up to half their daily energy intake so it is essential that we give students . . .

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