Exploring primary school teachers' experiences of implementing a healthy eating intervention

Penney Upton, Charlotte Taylor, Dominic UPTON

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Abstract

In response to rising levels of childhood obesity, schools have become an influential environment in the promotion of health behaviours and in particular programmes aimed at increasing children's consumption of fruit and vegetables. A range of UK schoolbased interventions have been developed to target children's fruit and vegetable consumption (Ransley et al, 2007; Wardle, Herrera, Cooke Gibson). One intervention that has been suggested to be particularly effective is the Food Dudes programme.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-39
Number of pages5
JournalEducation and Health
Volume30
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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