Survey says Ads Compromise Schools Nutrition Ed

A Pennsylvania study concludes that commercial activity in schools may discourage a "nutritionfriendly" environment for students. The study, "Existence and Predictors of Soft Drink Advertisements in Pennsylvania High Schools," was published in the December 2006 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association and devices from a survey of 271 school foodservice directors at high schools in Pennsylvania.

The researchers say they received 84 percent participation and that

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