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Nutrition standards for foods in schools : leading the way toward healthier youth / Committee on Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools, Food and Nutrition Board ; Virginia A. Stallings and Ann L. Yaktine, editors.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN-13: 978-0-309-10383-1 (hardbound : alk. paper)

ISBN-10: 0-309-10383-5 (hardbound : alk. paper)

1. School children—Nutrition—Government policy—United States. 2. School lunchrooms, cafeterias, etc.—Management—United States. 3. Nutrition policy—United States. I. Stallings, Virginia A. II. Yaktine, Ann L. III. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools.

LB3479.U6N88 2007

371.7′160973—dc22

2007023350

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