Promote Healthy Eating in Schools

Promote Healthy Eating in Schools

Creating Cafeteria Environments that Promote Healthy Eating

This compilation of resources includes techniques, strategies and best practices for promoting healthy eating in school lunchrooms. It addresses many topics including scheduling and transitions, the physical design of the cafeteria, and behavior management.

Things to Say (and not to say) in School Cafeterias

This handout offers adults in school cafeterias language to use to encourage students to try healthy food options.

School Celebration Guidelines

This handout suggests ways to celebrate special occasions in school, and reward positive behavior, that don’t involve serving unhealthy foods.

Healthy School Fundraisers

This handout lists school fundraiser ideas that don’t involve food, and fundraisers that promote healthy eating.