To improve school nutrition and get children to eat healthier, involve parents, teachers and school administrators, new research finds, HealthDay reports. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Southern California looked at 400 students at eight elementary and middle schools who took part in a three-year study that examined the use of a public-health approach to improve nutrition. During the study, the researchers worked with teachers and administrators at certain schools to improve nutrition practices. For example, they replaced food and beverage classroom rewards with non-food prizes and implemented healthy catering at school events and classroom celebrations. For fund-raising events, they served healthy...
Subscribe to Read More
Are You an Educator?
Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter