Educational or Curriculum
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The Michigan Model (MM) Nutrition Curriculum.

https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_4911_4912_74286—,00.html

Initiative Description:  An MM instructor trained health teachers in the use of the curriculum, and the teacher subsequently taught the curriculum to students in the intervention group.

Study Results: The intervention group increased their nutrition knowledge at post. There was also a significant main effect for groups in the subscales “Eating Behaviors” and “Efficacy Expectations Regarding Healthy Eating.

Reference: Fahlman, M. M., Dake, J. A., McCaughtry, N., & Martin, J. (2008). A pilot study to examine the effects of a nutrition intervention on nutrition knowledge, behaviors, and efficacy expectations in middle school children. Journal of School Health, 78(4), 216-222.

Level of Evidence:2 out of 5 stars Good