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Nutrition Promotion

Schools offer an ideal setting for delivering health promotion strategies that provide opportunities for students to learn about and practice healthy behaviors. In addition to providing goals for nutrition education and physical activity, school wellness policies must include goals for nutrition promotion to promote student wellness. The following links provide important resources to support evidence-based nutrition promotion efforts in schools.


·   School Breakfast: A Key to Academic Excellence Handout

·    Guidelines for Marketing on School Campuses 
·    Guidelines for Healthy Food Demonstrations and Taste Tasting Activities

·   Healthy Classroom/School Celebrations

    Birthday parties and holiday celebrations provide a great opportunity for schools to promote a healthy school   
    environment and show children that healthy eating can be both fun and exciting.  
These handouts provide guidelines 
and ideas for healthy alternatives for school celebrations.
·         Let’s Move – Active Schools