Educational or Curriculum

Health Promoting School Program

Initiative Description: Implement a Health-Promoting School (HPS) program that provides health education to teachers and aims at dietary intervention.

Study Results: Increased teacher nutrition knowledge, improved self-reported dietary behaviors.

Reference: Chen, Y.-H., Yeh, C.-Y., Lai, Y.-M., Shyu, M.-L., Huang, K.-C., & Chiou, H.-Y. (2010). Significant effects of implementation of health-promoting schools on school teachers’ nutrition knowledge and dietary intake in Taiwan. Public Health Nutrition, 13(4), 579– 588.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good