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Comprehensive Nutrition Programs in a Single Setting



A comprehensive worksite-based program to improve healthy eating included motivational/promotional components (e.g., giveaway buttons and recipe contests), educational components (e.g., self-help guides and cooking demonstrations), policy/environmental components (e.g., labeling healthy food choices in cafeterias and vending machines), and maintenance components (e.g., identifying community resources).


A comprehensive school-based program to improve fruit and vegetable consumption included a 14-week curriculum delivered in the classroom, homework assignments for kids to complete with their parents, and training for food service staff on the purchasing, preparation, and promotion of fruits and vegetables.

Research-Tested Intervention Programs (RTIPs)


Eating for a Healthy Life is a dietary change intervention administered by a faith-based organization to promote healthier eating choices for individuals and families. EHL includes a comprehensive manual and a step-by-step training guide to be implemented over an approximately nine month period.


Body and Soul is a faith-based program that aims to increase fruit and vegetable consumption through community events and church policy changes.


Coordinated Approach to Child Health addresses eating habits, physical activity, and cigarette smoking among 3rd to 5th graders in diverse communities. The program is comprised of family-based and school-based curricula, implemented by classroom teachers.