Food and drink consumption at school lunchtime: The impact of lunch type and contribution to overall intake in British 9-10-year-old children

Flo Harrison, Amy Jennings, Andy Jones, Ailsa Welch, Esther van Sluijs, Simon Griffin, Aedín Cassidy

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To examine the differences in dietary intakes of children consuming school meals and packed lunches, the contribution of lunchtime intake to overall dietary intake, and how lunchtime intake relates to current food-based recommendations for school meals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1132-1139
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Health Nutrition
Issue number6
Early online date22 Sep 2011
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013


  • Child
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diet
  • Energy Intake
  • Female
  • Food Preferences
  • Food Services
  • Great Britain
  • Health Behavior
  • Humans
  • Lunch
  • Male
  • Schools
  • Snacks

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