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Elsevier Health Sciences

Healthy Lunchbox Challenge Helps Influence Healthy Eating Habits in Children

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Caption: Falon Tilley and Michael W. Beets discuss the successful implementation of the Healthy Lunchbox Challenge, an innovative theory and incentive-based program, at four large-scale, community-based summer day camps. They observed significant increases in the amount of healthy food brought by children, as well as decreases in untargeted foods such as sugar-sweetened beverages and salty snacks.

Credit: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

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