Journal Articles

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Compliance with the Healthy Eating Standards in YMCA After School Programs

A Systematic Review to Assess Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Interventions for Children and Adolescents across the Socioecological Model   *Information RE the RE-AIM framework can be found here.

Influence of price and labeling on energy drink purchasing in an experimental convenience store

Adolescent attitudes and beliefs regarding caffeine and the consumption of caffeinated beverages

Cooking – Helpful for all CM curriculum

NEW and COOKING MATTERS  – Confirming the Reliability and Validity of Others’ Evaluation Tools Before Adopting for Your Programs

Assessing the Reach of MyPlate using National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Data AND 2.2017

Snacking Among US Children: Patterns Differ by Time of Day

Cooking with whole grains: a skills-based training for child care providers (Helpful for CMCCP curriculum)

Adolescent cooking abilities and behaviors: associations with nutrition and emotional well-being

Teen Cuisine: Impacting Dietary Habits and Food Preparation Skills in Adolescents

Cultural Aspects – Including Social Support, Dietary Patterns, Dining Out, and Cultural Foods

Role of social support self and planning fruit and vegetable intake

Exploring the parents attitudes and perceptions about school breakfast to understand why participantion is low in a rural midwest state

Factors influencing efficacy of nutrition education interventions a systematic review

Racial and Ethnic differences in longitudinal patterns of family mealtimes link to adolescent fruit and vegetable consumption

Children’s Discourse of Liked, Healthy, and Unhealthy Foods

Proximity to Fast-Food Outlets and Supermarkets as Predictors of Fast-Food Dining Frequency

Perceived Social Support from Friends and Parents for Eating Behavior and Diet Quality Among Low-Income, Urban, Minority Youth

Assessing the Availability of Healthier Children’s Meals at Leading Quick-Service and Full-Service Restaurants

The effect of the Mediterranean Diet on hypertension: A systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Diabetes – CM kids or adults w/ Diabetes Supplement

Evaluation of US Veterans Nutrition Education for Diabetes Prevention

Impact of a worksite diabetes prevention intervention on diet quality and social cognitive influences of health behavior: a randomized controlled trial

Exercise & Movement

Fit Families Program Improves Self-Perception in Children

Families with Children Under the Age of 6

NEW – Teacher Perceptions of Multilevel Policies and the Influence on Nutrition Education in North Carolina Head Start Preschools

NEW – Effectiveness of a Parent Health Report in Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Preschoolers and Kindergartners

What_s Being Served for Dinner? An Exploratory Investigation of the Associations between the Healthfulness of Family Meals and Child Dietary Intake – AND 1.2017

Reliability of kids activity and nutrition questionnaire for school based snap ed interventions as part of a tiered development process

Influence of label design on childrens perception of 2 snack foods

Uninvolved Maternal Feeding Style Moderates the Association of Emotional Overeating to Preschoolers Body Mass Index Z-scores

Influence of Screen-Based Peer Modeling on Preschool Children’s Vegetable Consumption and Preferences

Talk, Heart, Hands:  A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Nutrition Education for Latinos With Young Children

Fruit and Vegetable Intakes of Preschool Children Are Associated ith Feeding Practices Facilitating Internalization of Extrinsic Motivation

Perceived Social Support from Friends and Parents for Eating Behavior and Diet uality Among Low-Income, Urban, Minority Youth

Farmers Market Nutrition Education

Dietary Behaviors among Public Health Center Clients with Electronic Benefit Transfer Access at Farmers_ Markets – AND 1.2017

Assessing Preliminary Impact of the North Carolina Community Transformation Grant Project Farmers’ Market Initiatives Among Rural Residents

Food Insecurity, Nutrition & Access

Stretching Food and Being Creative Caregiver Responses to Child Food Insecurity

Maternal Strategies to Access Food Differ by Food Security Status – AND 1.2017

Community-Supported Agriculture as a Dietary and Health Improvement Strategy- A Narrative Review – AND 1.2017

Integrative Nutrition and Health Models Targeting Low-Income Populations- A Pilot Intervention in Three Food Banks – AND 1.2017

Assessment of healthy food availability in washington state – questioning the food desert paradigm

Food insecurity experience building empathy in future food and nutrition professionals

Parental Nutrition Knowledge Rather Than Nutrition Label Use is Associated with Adiposity in Children

Strategies for Effective Eating Development – SEEDS: Design of an Obesity Prevention Program to Promote Healthy Food Preferences and Eating Self-Regulation in Children from Low-Income Families

Participant and household Characteristics Associated with Graduation from the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Measures of Retail Food Store Environments and Sales: Review and Implications for Healthy Eating Initiatives

Healthy lifestyle fitness camp: a summer approach to prevent obesity in low-income youth

Reducing food insecurity and improving fruit and vegetable intake among farmers’ market incentive program participants

Gardening & Nutrition

Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake among Children and Youth through Gardening-Based Interventions- A Systematic Review -AND 2.2017

LA Sprouts: A 12-week gardening, nutrition and cooking randomized control trial improves determinants of dietary behaviors

Grocery / Shopping

Consumer Perception of the Healthfulness of Ultra processed products featuring different front of pack nutrition labeling schemes

Vitamin Fortified Snack Food May Lead Consumers to Make Poor Dietary Decisions AND 3.2017

Bringing produce to the people implementing a social marketing food access intervention in rural food deserts

Cost of children’s healthy vs unhealthy snacks does not differ at convenience stores

Grocery Store or Supermarket Tours as an effective Nutrition Education Medium

Food Shopping Venues, Neighborhood Fodo Environment, and Body Mass Index Among Guyanese, Black, and White Adults in an Urban Community in the US

This Way to Produce:  Strategic Use of Arrows on Grocery Floors Facilitate Produce SPending Without Increasing Shopper Budgets

Senior Hunger

Investigation of the Food Choice, Promoters and Barriers to Food Access Issues, and Food Insecurity Among Low-Income, Free-Living Minnesotan Seniors


There are thousands of apps for that: navigating mobile technology for nutrition education and behavior

WIC Related – Helpful for WIC CMATS or CM Parents

If you Build It They Will Come:  Satisfaction of WIC Participants with Online and Traditional In-Person Nutrition Education

Barriers and Facilitators to Improve Fruit and Vegetable Intake Among WIC-Eligible Pregnant Latinas:  An Application of the Health Action Process Approach Framework

Optimizing Nutrition Education in WIC: Findings from Focus Groups with AZ Clients and Staff

Investigating Mothers’ Decisions to Give Their 2-3 yo child a Nutritionally Balanced Diet

Infant feeding practices and food consumption patterns of children participating in WIC

Social and environmental barriers to nutrition therapy for diabetes management among underserved pregnant women: a qualitative analysis

College Students

Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is Associated with Psychological Resilience in Young Adults a Cross-sectional Study AND 3.2017

A Tale of Two Runners- A Case Report of Athletes_ Experiences with Eating Disorders in College – AND 1.2017

College students perceived differences between the terms real meal, meal and snack

Social cognitive determinants of healthy eating behaviors in late adolescents a gender perspective