Safety The condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury that may be either perceived or objectively defined.
School meals Comprises the food service activities that take place within the school setting. The federal child nutrition programs include the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer Food Service Program, and Special Milk Program.
Sector A distinct subset of a market, society, industry, or the economy in which the members share similar characteristics. Examples of the sectors discussed in this report include government or the public sector, communities, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, health care, business/the private sector, schools, and households.
Sedentary A way of living or lifestyle that requires minimal physical activity and that encourages inactivity through limited choices, disincentives, and/or structural or financial barriers.
Social marketing The application of commercial marketing principles to the analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs designed to influence voluntary behavioral changes in target audiences to improve their personal welfare and benefit society.
Solid fats Fats with a high content of saturated and/or trans fatty acids, which are usually solid at room temperature. Common examples of solid fats include butter, beef fat, lard, shortening, coconut oil, palm oil, and milk fat, which is solid at room temperature but is suspended in fluid milk by homogenization.
Systematic review A review of a clearly formulated question that uses systematic and explicit methods to identify, select, and critically appraise relevant research and to collect and analyze data from the studies that are included in the review.


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