Environmental Change – Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Ensure student access to healthy foods and the restriction of unhealthy foods combined with a nutrition education program

Study Results: Increase in playground activity, vegetable intake, nutrition, and PA knowledge, as well as a decrease in BMI.

Reference: De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Van Cauwenberghe, E., Spittaels, H., Oppert, J., Rostami, C., Brug, J., & … Maes, L. (2011). School-based interventions promoting both physical activity and healthy eating in Europe: a systematic review within the HOPE project. Obesity Reviews, 12(3), 205-216. doi:10.1111/j.1467-789X.2009.00711.x

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good