Study Indicates Beverage And Snack Machines Impact Kids’ Lunch Habits

A study published by the American Dietetic Association found preference for snacks and beverages over lunch was higher at 19 percent when a beverage vending machine was found in school, as compared to 7 percent when a beverage vending machine was unavailable, as reported in FYI Living, an online health news source. The authors suggest that school management could decide to “reduce the availability of less-healthy choices in vending machines and to reduce access to beverage vending machines.”

For the full story click here.

Loading