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      Learning about staying healthy is a family affair. The importance of an integrated school curriculum focusing on nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices is essential. However, unlike other academic subjects, the mastery of which can remain at school, integration of this information as a lifelong routine requires that it be present in all parts of the student's life where food is found. “Unless the food environment at school and home reinforce what is being taught in the classroom, nutrition education will have limited impact on student's food choices.”
      • Perera T
      • Frei S
      • Frei B
      • Wong SS
      • Bobe G
      Improving nutrition education in U.S. elementary schools: challenges and opportunities.
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        • Frei S
        • Frei B
        • Wong SS
        • Bobe G
        Improving nutrition education in U.S. elementary schools: challenges and opportunities.
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