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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Is the district business office responsible for vending machines? Does a student entrepreneurial class run the school store? Does the band have a snack cart? Are the sports teams responsible for spirit days to raise money at school? The Venue Survey Tool will help you inventory the people and places that sell foods impacted by the Smart Snacks standards. Keep everyone responsible for selling snacks and beverages across campus informed about the Smart Snacks standards.

Make this an ongoing educational process with your school community. Or use the Smart Snacks…Just Enough presentation to provide Smarts Snacks basics to staff and students that may change over time. Use the Beverage Inventory and Food Inventory to help you document and stay organized.

Find out who talks with vendors and manages contracts. Ask them to identify contracts that may need to be amended based on your product inventories. Use the Vendor Contact Tool to inventory vendors, collect contact information and indicate when they have been contacted about new or updated contracts. Consider organizing a meeting with neighboring schools or districts to explore combining purchasing power and learn from one another.

Use our sample invitation and sample agenda to generate interest for the collaboration. Hold taste testing events and focus groups to get their feedback…and make sure you incorporate that feedback. Remember, when students are part of the decision-making process, they are much more likely to embrace the changes and contribute to Smart Snacks success. Now let's talk school fundraising! By contacting her, you can ask questions, learn best practices and get started creating a healthier school environment.

We offer virtual trainings, curricula and online communities to support school leaders. Approximately half of these empty calories come from six sources: Diet and Academic Performance Schools are in a unique position to provide students with opportunities to learn about and practice healthy eating behaviors. References Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Health in the Balance. The National Academies Press ; A Cancer Journal for Clinicians ; Implications for Nutrition and Health.

Topics in Clinical Nutrition. Hunger in Children in the United States: Potential Behavioral and Emotional Correlates. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey — Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Drewnowski A, Rehm CD. Water and beverage consumption among children age 4—13y in the United States: US Department of Agriculture.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. School health guidelines to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Nutrition and Student Performance at School. Journal of School Health.

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