Study: Chefs Boost K-12 Produce Consumption

Signage and placement help selection, but only chefs impact actual consumption, says research.

Fruit and vegetable selections in school meals increased after students had extended exposure to school food made more tasty with the help of a professional chef and after modifications such as signage and more prominent placement of fruits and vegetables, were made to school cafeterias, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. However, it was only chef-enhanced meals that

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