Educational or Curriculum

Spice MyPlate

Initiative Description: Spice MyPlate: Nutrition Education Focusing Upon Spices and Herbs. The 6-week school-based intervention conducted during health class focused on cooking using spices and herbs to eat healthier diets according to MyPlate.

Study Results: Improved healthy food choices & consumption

Reference: D’Adamo, C. R., McArdle, P. F., Balick, L., Peisach, E., Ferguson, T., Diehl, A., … & Berman, B. M. (2016). Spice MyPlate: Nutrition education focusing upon spices and herbs improved diet quality and attitudes among urban high school students. American Journal of Health Promotion, 30(5), 346–356.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good