New York Times Reports CHIP PI’s New Study

The New York Times reported the most recent findings of CHIP Principal Investigator (PI) Marlene Schwartz, the director of UConn’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. Schwartz’s study found that children are eating more fruit with their school lunches and throwing away less of their entrees, including vegetables, since new U.S. Department of Agriculture healthier school meal standards went into effect. The findings were published in the journal Childhood Obesity.

“This research adds to evidence that the updated nutrition standards for the National School Lunch Program can succeed in helping students eat healthier,” Schwartz was quoted in the article.

Full New York Times article.

UConn Today article about Schwartz’s study.