Environmental Change

Initiative Description: The intervention increased the provision of fruits and vegetables in schools and provided a range of point-of-purchase marketing materials, newsletters for children and parents, and teacher information. Curriculum materials at age 6-7 and 10-11 years were also developed and utilized.

Study Results: Increased Fruit and Vegetable consumption.

Reference: Anderson, A. S., Porteous, L. E. G., Foster, E., Higgins, C., Stead, M., Hetherington, M., … &
Adamson, A. J. (2005). The impact of a school-based nutrition education intervention on dietary intake and cognitive and attitudinal variables relating to fruits and vegetables. Public Health Nutrition, 8(6), 650-656

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good