Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: A brief educational intervention to improve children’s knowledge of the sugar content of food and beverages in Scotland. The intervention group received 2 interactive classroom sessions about sugar.

Study Results: Improved nutrition knowledge.

Reference: Griffin, T. L., Jackson, D. M., McNeill, G., Aucott, L. S., & Macdiarmid, J. I. (2015). A brief educational intervention increases knowledge of the sugar content of foods and drinks but does not decrease intakes in Scottish children aged 10–12 years. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47(4), 367-373.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good