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Session: Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: What's New?
3034.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: What's New?
For several years one of the recommendation for chronic disease prevention has been to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. The purpose of this session is to provide information on current interventions and approaches to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and to present survey data on furit and vegetable consumption.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 1. Identify 3 strategies to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in the community; 2. Describe a community strategy to promote increased fruit and vegetable consumption.
Moderator(s):Joan Trendell, MS, RD
8:30 AMGrocery stores: Forgotten link in community-based food systems?
Caroline B. Webber, MPH, RD, Jamie S Dollahite, PhD, RD
8:42 AMStrategies to increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption: The Growing Healthy Project  [ Recorded presentation ]
Virginia R Chomitz, PhD, Jennifer E. Burden, Juhee Kim, MS, Karen Ann Hacker, MD, MPH
8:54 AMEvaluating the Fruits and Vegetables Pilot Program (FVPP): The view from Zuni
John M. Booker, PhD, Shirley Pareo, MS
9:06 AMSuccess of the Little by Little CD-ROM in increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in a low-income population: A randomized trial  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gladys Block, PhD, Patricia Wakimoto, RD, DrPH, Diane Metz, BA, Mary Fujii, MS, RD, Nancy Feldman, MS, Rochelle Mandel, BS, Barbara Sutherland, PhD
9:18 AMSeasonality in sunny California’s fruit and vegetable consumption: Fact, fallacy or fiction  [ Recorded presentation ]
Charles DiSogra, DrPH, Mark Hudes, PhD, Melissa Gatchell
9:30 AMEvaluation of the fruit and vegetable intake and motivations of low-income community gardeners in the South Bronx  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lisa Kingery, MS, RD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Nutrition

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA