UC Berkeley study shows interventions affect school lunch participation

Photo of healthy school lunches in Arlington, Virginia for the National School Lunch Program
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According to the study, the perception that school lunches tasted good and were enough to make students feel full increased by 0.2 points on a five-point scale among 8th graders in schools with intervention.

A study led by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health found that certain interventions affected students’ perceptions of school lunches and school lunch participation, but economic conditions may have a larger effect.
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