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Research & Review

We are pleased that the positive effects of our program on children’s consumption, knowledge and attitudes towards vegetables has been studied, reviewed and published in the academic journals below.

Research showed that students participating in the Veggiecation® program in school for one year reported a 63% higher daily consumption of vegetables as opposed to a school with no nutrition education program. We are also pleased to report that 83.3% of parents reported that the children in the intervention group tried new vegetables after the intervention.

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Bai, Yeon, et al. (July/August 2014). Veggiecation®: A Novel Approach to Improve Vegetable Consumption Among School-Aged Children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46(4).

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Nutrition Research and Practice (link for research report) 

Bai, Yeon, et al. (December 2018). Impact of a school-based culinary nutrition education program on vegetable consumption behavior, intention, and personal factors among Korean second-graders. Nutrition Research and Practice, 527-534(6).

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

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Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior – (Resource Review)

NutritionFacts.org – (Video Reference)