Nutrition Claims Influence Health Perceptions and Taste Preferences in Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Children
- Resource Type
- ACADEMIC JOURNAL
- Soldavini, Jessica; Crawford, Patricia; Ritchie, Lorrene D. ∗
- In Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior November-December 2012 44(6):624-627
Conclusions and Implications A convenience sample of children perceived products with a nutrition claim as healthier and identified the “healthier” cookies and crackers as tasting better. Future research should examine whether food labeling can be used to encourage children to consume healthier diets.