Presentation on theme: "Tackling Unhealthy Food Choices"— Presentation transcript:
1Tackling Unhealthy Food Choices Promoting healthy eating habits among teens
2ProblemMiddle school students have more freedom to make decisions about what they eat for breakfast.Students are not making healthy food choices.How can we get students at IS143 to make healthier food choices?
3What factors do you think influence students’ food choices in the morning? CostTimeTaste/ flavorAccess, what is availableHomeCafeteria selectionLack of knowledge/ limited knowledgeIssues/ concerns about weight
8Task #1As a group discuss what policies could be adopted at IS 143 to encourage students to make healthier eating choices for breakfast.
9Developing Public Policy Solutions Use Worksheet 5: Developing Public Policy SolutionsBe specific! Include who will be involved, what will be done and when.You may research school programs or policies that have been successful/ unsuccessful in other schools.
10Task #2Select the best solution of the three public policy solutions you have suggested.Use Worksheet6: Selecting the best public policy solution and the matrix available at to evaluate and justify your decision.