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    • PI: Dr. Dipti Dev
  • University of Nebraska
  • Project Title:
    An Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining: Encouraging Healthier Food Choices in Preschoolers in Childcare (ongoing project)
  • Project Progress:
    The objectives of this study are to (1) identify the preliminary effects of an ecological approach to family style dining (EAT-FSD) intervention on preschooler’s healthy food selection, portion size and intake, relative to standard pre-portioned meal service in a USDA-CACFP funded childcare setting; and (2) determine the acceptability, feasibility and fidelity of an EAT-FSD intervention in a USDA-CACFP funded childcare setting. Project data collection is underway with an estimated date of completion in the Fall of 2017.