Educational or Curriculum – Environmental Change

Nutrition on the Go

Initiative Description: Nutrition and physical activity workshops, Puppet Theatre, based on the theory of peer learning, Organized activities involving motion 2x week, organized breaks, promotional materials throughout school and recipe calendars for parents.

Study Results: Maintained healthy BMI.

Reference: Levy, T. S., Ruán, C. M., Castellanos, C. A., Coronel, A. S., Aguilar, A. J., & Humarán, I. M. G. (2012). Effectiveness of a diet and physical activity promotion strategy on the prevention of obesity in Mexican school children: Health policies, systems and management. BMC Public Health, 12.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good