Impact of menu labeling on parents and their children in four diverse los angeles communities
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Identify difference of the impact of menu labeling between socio-diverse communities. List factors that motivate purchasing behavior for parents and their children. Discuss how lack of knowledge regarding calories and difficulty in recognizing posted calorie information impedes the menu labeling mandate.
Keyword(s): Food and Nutrition, Public Health Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Since 2004, Iâve directed the USC+CHLA Community Diabetes Initiatives and manage the programâs research grants and projects including two center grants, LookAhead Action for Health in Diabetes and UCLA/USC Center for Population Health and Health Disparities. I have been the research director/coordinator on 15 projects and the PI or Co-PI on 4 community evaluation projects assessing farmersâ markets; the demographics, food and physical activity behaviors of individuals; menu labeling and food access.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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