Environmental Change

Initiative Description: Implement family-style service in school cafeterias in which students are allowed to serve themselves from common dishes of food.

Study Results: Increased consumption of key nutrients and decreased prevalence of food waste

Reference: Coborn, J. E., Marquart, L., Burgess-Champoux, T., & Rosen, R. A. (2015). Building healthier children through family-style service in school cafeterias. Journal of Child Nutrition &
Management, 39(1), 8.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Very Good