Content tagged "nudge nutritious food choices"

Building in Choices for Kids in Lyons, NY

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Over the years, food service personnel in Lyons Central School District (LCSD), located in Wayne County, NY, have worked very hard to make sure the...

Big Idea: Non-Monetary Incentives can be used to improve food choices in after-school programs in grades 1-8

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 26, 2014

Useful for: After-school program coordinators, school administrators, teachersWhy is it Important?Incentives have been used in other contexts to ‘nudge’...

How to Help Your Child Make Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 26, 2014

Favorite Familiar Faces: How to Use Branding and Priming to Promote Healthy Foods

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: November 26, 2013

Kids often imitate their role models—many of whom are pop culture icons such as cartoon characters, superheroes, or puppets from TV. Companies capitalize on...

How to Avoid the Dinner Time Fight

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 13, 2013

Everyone is born with an internal control that signals the body to hunger and satiety cues, but outside environmental factors may trigger us to ignore these...

The Power of Preordering to Improve Food Choice

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 12, 2013

A school cafeteria can feature delicious smells, eye-catching snacks, and distracting friends—all of which can lead a hungry student to select less healthy...

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