The Healthy Eating Design Guidelines for School Architecture, the result of an innovative collaboration between public health researchers and school architects, offers a practical set of strategies for creating and sustaining school food environments that ultimately decrease and prevent childhood obesity.
This video documents the story of Buckingham Elementary School in Dillwyn, Va., a school that did renovations using the design guidelines in order to improve its ability to adopt a healthy nutrition curriculum and promote healthy eating.
A new video, “How Sweet It Is!,” from the Rudd Center shows just how much added sugar there is in many sugar-sweetened children’s cereals. Research conducted by the Rudd Center shows that children will eat low-sugar cereals, and even when allowed to add sugar to the cereal, tend to add much less sugar than a sugar-sweetened children’s cereal contains. Continue reading →
The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently released two videos that provide users with step-by-step instructions on how to navigate NCCOR’s Catalogue and Registry online tools. Continue reading →