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Study of Nutrition and Wellness Quality in Child Care Settings - Peer Review Plan

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Required by Section 223 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the study is a nationally representative study of child care centers and family or group day care homes that includes an assessment of (1) the nutritional quality of all foods provided to children in child care settings as compared to the recommendations in most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans, (2) the quantity and type of opportunities for physical activity provided to children in child care settings; (3) the quantity of time spent by children in child care settings in sedentary activities; and (4) an assessment of barriers and facilitators to nutritional and wellness quality.

Updated: 12/01/2012