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Designing, Funding, and Measuring Healthy Initiatives in School Meal Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 19, 2018

This course provides strategies for school meal program leaders to identify and implement healthy initiatives, find funding to support those initiatives, and...

Innovative Strategies to Nudge and Promote Healthy Eating at School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course provides valuable insights and practical tips for applying the principles of behavioral economics and persuasion to school meal programs to meet...

Best Practices for Planning, Procuring, and Marketing Healthy School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course provides tools and resources to plan for procuring fresh, local foods that are National School Lunch Program compliant. The course also...

Beyond the Lunchroom: How School Meals Can Promote Nutrition and Combat Hunger

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course explores the problem of youth hunger from an academic and behavioral perspective and provides tips and resources for combatting hunger in schools...

Behavioral Economics Strategies to Nudge Healthy Food Selection in School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course explores how the principles of behavioral economics can increase selection and consumption of healthy foods in school meals though increasing...

Programs to Encourage Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Schools & Communities

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course highlights 3 programs that have had success in promoting healthy food consumption among school children. You will learn how these programs work...

Using the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard to Assess and Measure Impact

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 22, 2018

This course takes a deep dive into the Smarter Lunchroom Scorecard including how to use it, how to complete a school site visit with the Scorecard and how...

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