School-based gardens can teach kids healthier eating habits
Jennifer Morris, Department of Nutrition
Marilyn Briggs, California Department of Education
Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, Department of Nutrition
California Agriculture 54(5):40-46.
With kids consuming more high-fat, empty-calorie food and exercising less, nutrition education is needed in schools to promote healthy development and lifelong well-being.
J. Morris was doctoral student in Department of Nutrition, UC Davis; M. Briggs is Assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction, California Department of Education; S. Zidenberg-Cherr is Nutrition Science Specialist, Department of Nutrition, UC Davis.