Friday, January 12, 2018

Breaking Habits: The Effect of the French Vending Machine Ban on School Snacking and Sugar Intakes | JPAM Feature Article

There is consistent evidence showing that food and drinks sold from vending machines (VMs) have on average a higher energy-density, and access to VMs in schools has been associated with unhealthy diets and excess weight in children. From September 2005, the French government has banned VMs from all middle and secondary schools. This paper evaluates the impact of the ban on the nutrient intakes and school snack frequency of schoolchildren, and consider intakes from out-of-school meals.

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Fall Research Conference - Day Two Summary

November 10, 2012 08:24 AM

Two days into APPAM's 2012 Fall Research Conference and the online buzz continues to build. Many thanks to our own volunteers and our members who have tweeted during the course of the various sessions, programs, and events.

For complete up-to-the-moment updates, you can check out the #2012APPAM hashtag on Twitter. (You don't need to be a user member to view.) Watch for updates on Facebook for YouTube video interviews and find session summaries here on the APPAM website. We'll have some session summaries posting here throughout the conference and into next week.

Here's some highlighted tweets from yesterday:

 

 

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