Observational studies

  • Children’s and adolescents’ development and understanding

  • Relation of diet to disease risk

  • Children’s food and beverage consumption behaviors

    Influence of advertising

    Influence of television content

    Influence of television viewing time

    Influence of product design and packaging

    Influence of price

    Influence of school meals/vending

    Family variables/parent—child interactions

    Peer influences

  • Other behaviors among children and youths

  • Methodologic studies

    Dietary intake estimates

    Assessing advertising effects

Intervention studies

  • On awareness and food preference

  • On food and beverage choices

    School curriculum

    Television viewing

  • On other youth behaviors

  • Media literacy

Reviews/literature syntheses/recommendations

  • Factors in childhood and youth development

  • Diet and health/children’s health/adolescents’ health

  • Influence of food marketing on children’s and adolescents’ diets

  • Lessons from studies on behaviors other than diet

  • Social marketing

  • Research recommendations



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement