Children make many independent food and activity decisions. Youth nutrition education can build the knowledge, skills, and behaviors children need to navigate obesogenic environments and develop habits that will persist into adulthood and prevent obesity and chronic disease.
1Choose Health: Food, Fun and Fitness (CHFFF) was developed to meet this need.
- Contento I.R.
- Balch G.I.
- Bronner Y.L.
- Olson C.M.
- Lytle L.A.
- Swadener S.S.
The effectiveness of nutrition education and implications for nutrition education policy, programs, and research: a review of research.
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