Initiative Description: Interactive children’s books were the mechanism by which students, parents, and teachers received consistent messages at home and school regarding nutrition information. Books contained a variety of activities designed for children to complete with adult assistance and were written on a third through seventh-grade reading level. A brief questionnaire was included at the end of each book for parents and children.
Study Results: Increased Fruit and Vegetable consumption.
Reference: Blom-Hoffman, J. (2008). School-based promotion of fruit and vegetable consumption in
multiculturally diverse, urban schools. Psychology in the Schools, 45(1), 16-27.
Level of Evidence: Good