College News and Departmental Notes: Nutrition and Food Economics
by Departmental notes - 1920
During the summer session four nutrition classes were maintained by the students registered for field work. One class met at Stuyvesant House, on the lower east side, where a similar class was maintained last summer. It comprised about fifty children, mostly Jewish, who were attending the Summer Play School at the settlement, and who had been classified as malnourished at their physical examination in June. The children had a noon-day meal and an afternoon lunch at school, and the students had an opportunity to watch the effect of this school feeding on undernutrition, as well as to instruct the children about health and particularly foods.
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