Initiative Description: For middle schools, the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy restricts the portion sizes of high-fat and sugar snacks (limits vary by food group), sweetened beverages (≤ 12 oz), and the fat content of all foods served (≤ 28 grams of fat per serving no more than 2 times per week
Study Results: Improved healthy eating choices availability.
Reference: Cullen, K. W., Watson, K., & Zakeri, I. (2008). Improvements in middle school student dietary intake after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy. American Journal of Public Health, 98(1), 111-117.
Level of Evidence: Good