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Increasing the Availability and Consumption of Drinking Water in Middle Schools: A Pilot Study

Food Environment This study suggests that provision of cold, filtered drinking water in 5-gallon dispensers in school cafeterias coupled with promotional and educational activities can increase water consumption among middle-school students.
Patel, A., Bogart, L., Elliot, M., Lamb, S., Uyeda, K., Hawes-Dawson, J., Klein, D., and Schuster, M.
Evidence Summary
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Food Environment
School, Cafeteria/Canteen
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)