Environmental Change

Initiative Description: Intervention program to improve the quality of the foods in the lunchboxes. The components of the intervention included: exposure to posters inside and outside the classrooms and the distribution of pamphlets to parents, the pamphlets provided recipes and information about healthy foods.

Study Results: Improved healthy food choices & consumption.

Reference: Díaz-Ramírez, G., Jiménez-Cruz, A., & Bacardí-Gascón, M. (2016). Nutritional intervention to improve the quality of lunchboxes among Mexican school children. Journal of Community Health, 41(6), 1217–1222. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10900-016-0207-5

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good