UC ANR Nutrition Policy Institute CoordinatorNutrition Policy Institute (NPI)
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607
- DL, Lee; K, Gurzo; S, Yoshida; E, Homel Vitale; K, Hecht; LD., Ritchie (2018). Compliance with the new 2017 Child and Adult Care Food Program standards for infants and children before implementation. Child Obes. 14:6, 393-402. Aug/Sept.
- AA, Hecht; JM, Grumbach; KE, Hampton; K, Hecht; E, Braff-Guajardo; CD, Brindis; CE, McCulloch; AI, Patel (2017). Validation of a survey to examine drinking-water access, practices and policies in schools. Public Health Nutrition. 20:17, 3068-3074. December.
- LE, Au; NJ, Rosen; K, Fenton; K, Hecht; LD., Ritchie (2016). Eating school lunch is associated with higher diet quality among Elementary school students. J Acad Nutr Diet. 116:11, 1817-1824. November.
- LD, Ritchie; S, Yoshida; S, Sharma; A, Patel; EH, Vitale; K., Hecht (2015). Drinking water in California child care sites before and after 2011-2012 beverage policy. Prev Chronic Dis. 12, E89.
- N, Kass; K, Hecht; A, Paul; K, Birnbach (2014). Ethics and obesity prevention: ethical considerations in 3 approaches to reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. Am J Public Health. 104:5, 787-795. May.
- AI, Patel; K, Hecht; KE, Hampton; JM, Grumbach; E, Braff-Guajardo (2014). Tapping into water: key considerations for achieving excellence in school drinking water access. Am J Public Health. 104:7, 1314-1319. July.
- AI, Patel; K, Chandran; KE, Hampton; K, Hecht; JM, Grumbach; AT, Kimura; E, Braff-Guajardo; CD, Brindis (2012). Observations of drinking water access in school food service areas before implementation of federal and state school water policy, California, 2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 9, E121.
- LD, Ritchie; M, Boyle; K, Chandran; P, Spector; SE, Whaley; P, James; S, Samuels; K, Hecht; P., Crawford (2012). Participation in the child and adult care food program is associated with more nutritious foods and beverages in child care. Child Obes. 8:3, 224-229. June.
- Hecht, K; Sharp, M (2018). Fact Sheets: How CalFresh Benefits California’s Counties (one report for each county). http://npi.ucanr.edu/calfresh/
- KE, Hecht; et, al. (2018). Policy Brief: Is California Ready for the New Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern? California Food Policy Advocates, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, Samuels Center for Public Health Research and Evaluation. January. https://cfpa.net/ChildNutrition/ChildCare/CFPAPublications/CFPA-IsCAReadyfortheNewCACFPMealPattern-FINAL-2018.pdf
- K, Hecht; et, al. (2017). Policy Brief: California Child Care Nutrition and Compliance with 2017 CACFP Standards: Results from a 2016 Statewide Survey of Licensed California Child Care Sites. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, California Food Policy Advocates, Samuels Center for Public Health Research and Evaluation, UCSF California Childcare Health Program. December. http://npi.ucanr.edu/files/277521.pdf
- K, Hecht; et, al. (2017). Policy Brief: Nutrition Standards for Family Child Care Homes: Evaluation Results from a 2017 Pilot Study of Nutrition Standards Training of 30 Family Child Care Home Providers in Three California Counties. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, fornia Food Policy Advocates, and UCSF California Childcare Health Program. December. http://npi.ucanr.edu/files/277443.pdf
- K, Hecht; et, al. (2016). Discussion Paper: Family Child Care Nutrition Standards Project: Phase I Development Phase. California Food Policy Advocates, UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute. August. http://cfpa.net/ChildNutrition/ChildCare/CFPAPublications/CFPAFCCNutritionStandards-Discussion Paper-2016-FINAL.pdf
- KE, Hecht; et, al. (2016). Policy Brief: High Impact Nutrition Standards Feasible for Use in Family Child Care. California Food Policy Advocates and UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute. August. http://cfpa.net/ChildNutrition/ChildCare/CFPAPublications/CFPAFCCNutritionStandards-PolicyBrief-2016-FINAL.pdf
- K, Hecht; et, al. (2016). Report: USDA’s School Kitchen Grants Benefit Meal Programs and Students: Federal funds help schools use more fresh ingredients and improve service. The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. June. http://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2016/06/usdas_school_kitchen_grants_benefit_meal_programs_and_students.pdf
- Crawford, P; Eschaveste, M; Hecht, K; Hoynes, H; Laraia, B; Ritchie, L; Shimada, T; Lee, D (2015). Policy Brief: Can SNAP do more to support healthy eating? A real-world test is needed. May.