3269.0 School Nutrition Programs

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
This session will address factors and programs that inhibit and enhance healthy food choices in school cafeterias. Adopting marketing techniques, such as cafeteria lighting, will be suggested to increase the likelihood of healthier food choices. Factors that inhibit school lunch program participation among teens in inner-city high schools will be presented. Strategies for increasing fresh produce in schools will be shared.
Session Objectives: 1. List factors and programs that inhibit and enhance healthy food choices in school cafeterias
Susan Malone, RN MSN NCSN

12:30 PM
How Cafeteria Lighting Can Change Adolescent Healthful Choices of Food
David Glenn, Marketing expert in behavioral economics
12:50 PM
Poor variety and poor quality food choices are the main reason why inner-city high school students do not participate in school lunch programs
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, Sarah Saneii, BS, Dane Schaeffer, BS, Ryan Jastromb, Anthony Lelito, BS and Marilyn Crumpton, MD, MPH
1:10 PM
Leaving whole milk behind: Where do schools go?
Melanie Goodell, MPH, Martha M. Phillips, PhD, MPH, MBA, James M. Raczynski, PhD and Rebecca Krukowski, PhD
1:30 PM
Elementary School Participation in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP)
Punam Ohri-Vachaspati, PhD, RD, Lindsey Turner, PhD and Frank Chaloupka, PhD

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Organized by: School Health Education and Services