Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, April 11th, 2000
Christine L. Williams and colleagues at Columbia University in New York studied the effects of Healthy Start on children two to five years of age in nine Head Start centers in upstate New York. The main goals of the program were to reduce saturated fat (sat-fat) in meals to less than 10% daily energy (E) and to reduce the preschoolers' intake of sat-fat to less than 10%E.
Of the nine centers involved, six participated in the intervention and three were used as controls. The...
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