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Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings: Appendix B: Program policies and practices


This appendix for “Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings: Summary of findings” includes the following information about early child care and before and after school programs: Food Preparation Location and Equipment Availability; Policies and Practices Related to Food Allergies and Other Dietary Needs; Menu Planners’ Affiliation, Background, and Training; Menu Cycles and Frequency of Menu Cycles; Nutrient Analysis Tools and Software; Percentage of Programs Participating in School Breakfast Program (SBP) and National School Lunch Program (NSLP); Reported Participation in CACFP Afterschool Meal Programs; Sources of Foods for Meals and Snacks; Food Transportation; People Responsible for Food Purchases; Frequency of Use of Food Sources; Barriers to Purchasing and Serving Healthier Foods; Challenges to CACFP Participation; and Changes that May Increase CACFP Participation.

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