The following content supports messages on availability and accessibility of fruits and vegetables and offers mothers additional tips, strategies, and encouragement to facilitate behavior change.
There are 7 core messages for mothers of preschoolers. These messages address: role modeling eating fruits and vegetables, cooking and eating together, letting kids serve them-selves, and offering new foods.
There are four core messages for mothers of elementary school-aged children. These messages address: accessibility/availability of fruits and vegetables and increasing consumption of fat-free and low-fat milk and milk products.
There are five core messages for 8-10 year old children. These messages address: food preferences, beliefs and asking behaviors.
Content supports messages on role modeling and offers mothers additional tips, strategies, and encouragement to facilitate behavior change.
This report summarizes the actions and initiatives implemented since 2002 to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among participants in the nutrition assistance programs. The following areas addressed are policy, guidance, and initiatives, programs, nutrition education and promotion, collaboration and coordination, grants, reports, and emerging initiatives and resources.
This report fulfills the request from Congress in the House Appropriations Committee Report (HR 107-116), which accompanied the Agriculture Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2002.
Charting the Course for Evaluation: How Do We Measure the Success of Nutrition Education and Promotion in Food Assistance Programs?
Charting the Course for Evaluation: How Do We Measure the Success of Nutrition Education and Promotion in Food Assistance Programs? brought together nutrition educators, traditional evaluators, market researchers, and experts at evaluation of health promotion efforts to establish a dialogue to identify and push forward the state of the art in evaluating nutrition education and promotion efforts. The conference took place on July 13 and 14, 1995 in Arlington, Virginia.