Before/Afterschool Activity

Initiative Description: “Snack Smart” after-school nutrition workshops,based on Social Cognitive Theory were conducted. Changes in consumption of targeted food items were assessed by pretest, posttest, and follow-up food frequency questionnaires.

Study Results: Intake of milk, vegetables, and water significantly increased at 3-week posttest

Reference: Freedman, M. R., & Nickell, A. (2010). Impact of after-school nutrition workshops in a public library setting. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(3), 192-196

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good