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California Project LEAN. 2002. Taking the fizz out of soda contracts: A guide to community action. [Sacramento, CA]: California Project LEAN, 40 pp.
California Project LEAN MS 7211 PO Box 997413 Sacramento, CA 95899 Telephone: (916) 552-9907Fax: (916) 552-9909Website: http://www.californiaprojectlean.org
Telephone: (916) 552-9907Fax: (916) 552-9909Website: http://www.californiaprojectlean.org
This guide provides resources that can be utilized when discussing school district policy on soft drinks and other sweetened drinks with parents, students, community members, and school decision-makers. It contains fact sheets on child and adolescent soda consumption and the related health consequences, and it details the commercial implications of school soft drink contracts. The guide includes an overview of soft drink contracts, a blueprint for success, action tools, resources, and a PowerPoint presentation.
Keywords: Oral health, Advocacy, School food services, Beverages, Nutrition, Contracts, Parents, Children, Adolescents
Council of Chief State School Officers. 2002. National profile on nutrition and fitness. [Skokie, IL]: Action for Healthy Kids, 11 pp.
Action for Healthy Kids 600 W. Van Buren Street, Suite 720 Chicago, IL 60607-3758 Telephone: (800) 416-5136Fax: (312) 212-0098E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org
Telephone: (800) 416-5136Fax: (312) 212-0098E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.actionforhealthykids.org
This national profile, which is designed to be used in conjunction with state profiles containing information on children's nutrition and fitness, highlights data on nutrition and fitness in a broader scope and helps place the state profiles in a national context. The profile deals with the following topics: (1) school demographics; (2) health behaviors and risks, (3) oral health data, (4) school food programs and hunger, (5) national 2000 income demographics, (6) legislation, (7) policies on food, physical education and physical activity in schools, (8) standards and assessment, (9) state priorities, and (10) resources. Statistical information is presented in tables throughout the profile. The profile includes a list of endnotes and acknowledgments.
Keywords: Nutrition, Physical fitness, Children, Adolescents, Health behavior, Statistics, Data, Schools, Oral health, Hunger, School food services, Demography, Federal legislation, Health policy, Assessment
Missouri Dental Association. . Stop the pop. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri Dental Association.
Missouri Dental Association 3340 American Avenue Jefferson City, MO 65109 Telephone: (573) 634-3436Fax: (573) 635-0764Website: http://www.modental.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (573) 634-3436Fax: (573) 635-0764Website: http://www.modental.orgAvailable from the website.
This kit contains materials from a state-wide public education campaign to address dental disease brought about by the overconsumption of soft drinks. Materials include a brochure, information sheet, PowerPoint presentation, and displays. Information on how tooth decay starts, how to reduce tooth decay, what tooth decay looks like, and facts and figures are provided. The kit also contains materials order forms, Web resources for students in grades 7-12, and Web links of interest.
Keywords: Oral health, Children, Adolescents, School food services, School age children, Nutrition education, Dental caries, Educational materials, Missouri
Oral Health Kansas. 2008. Your mouth matters campaign. [Topeka, KS]: Oral Health Kansas; [Overland Park, KS]: Dental Dental Plan for Kansas Foundation, 9 items.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
This folder contains resources from a child-oral-health awareness campaign in Kansas. Contents include (1) a poster illustrating dental development from birth to age 17; (2) postcards on the impact of poor oral health on school-age children, the importance of good oral health to overall health and child development, and supporting healthy food options in schools; (3) a booklet of facts to encourage conversations about oral health; and (4) fact sheets on public policy priorities, extended care permits, Medicaid dental coverage for adults, and oral health care for older adults. A series of television commercials is also available at no charge from the Oral Health Kansas Web site. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Public awareness campaigns, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Adults, School food services, Dental care, State programs, Medicaid, Dental insurance, Kansas, Health policy, Mass media
Braxton C, Greene A, Chiang RJ, Meagher W, Sharp J, Zavacky F. 2015. State school health policy matrix. Atlanta, GA: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, 25 pp.
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors 2200 Century Parkway, Suite 250 Atlanta, GA 30345 Telephone: (770) 458-7400Website: http://www.chronicdisease.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (770) 458-7400Website: http://www.chronicdisease.orgAvailable from the website.
This guide outlines state-level school health policies related to competitive foods and beverages, physical education and physical activity, and administration of medication in the school environment. Contents include a direct link to the policy and information about which political entity or agency adopted the policy or issued guidance.
Keywords: Schools, Health policy, Policy development, Physical education, Physical activity, Service delivery systems, Drugs, School food services
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