December 1, 2009
This article examines the utility of site visits in the assessment of childhood obesity prevention projects in schools. Researchers found that the site visits, conducted using community-based participatory research principles, were helpful in assessing the success of the programs.
August 1, 2006
Program Results Report
Samuels & Associates conducted in-depth case studies in six California school districts to examine the implementation and effect of laws that set nutrition standards for foods and beverages in public schools.
May 2, 2013
More than 84 percent of all foods and beverages advertised to children on Spanish-language television shows are unhealthy, as compared to nearly 73 on English-language television.
April 1, 2013
Several areas of the environment in which food marketing is particularly influential are examined in this chapter, including in and around schools and in-store marketing efforts directed toward children.
March 12, 2013
Beverage choices contribute significantly to dietary and caloric intake in the United States. Healthy Eating Research convened an expert advisory panel to develop a comprehensive set of age-based recommendations to define healthier beverages.
November 23, 2012
This article is a systematic review of 21 recent U.S. studies on price elasticity of demand for sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), fast food, and fruits and vegetables. Additionally, this review examines 20 studies assessing the direct association of prices/taxes with body weight outcomes.
October 22, 2012
The Healthy Schools Program is one of RWJF's biggest investments in efforts to prevent childhood obesity.
October 3, 2012
Program Results Report
MISSION: READINESS (retired high-ranking members of the military) advocated to reverse childhood obesity by focusing on the threat it poses to national security through meetings and letters to policy-makers, reports, and media coverage.
September 27, 2012
In 2007, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded Nemours Health and Prevention Services a grant to monitor implementation of healthy eating and physical activity policies and practices in schools and child-care settings.
September 6, 2012
Commentary, News Release, Journal Article, Story
Largest declines seen among African American boys and Hispanic girls.