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Effect of a School-Based Water Intervention on Child Body Mass Index and Obesity

This study estimates the impact of water jets (electrically cooled, large clear jugs with a push lever for fast dispensing) on standardized body mass index, overweight, and obesity in elementary school and middle school students. 

Resource Information

Date

March 1, 2016

Author

Schwartz, A., Leardo, M., Aneja, S., Elbel, B.

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Food Environment, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients

Language

English

Jurisdiction

International

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