Alumni discount This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Governmental organisations have been working on nutrition literacy interventions in non-primary health care settings to address the nutrition information problem in the U. National Academy of Sciences. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Physiologist Albrecht von Haller worked out the difference between nerves and muscles. Whereas, obesity rates have doubled in children and tripled in adolescents over the last two decades, and physical inactivity and excessive calorie intake are the predominant causes of obesity;.
Main navigation Main content. Questions about this technology? Ask a Technology Manager. Nutrition Data System for Research NDSR is a Windows-based nutrition analysis program designed for the collection and analyses of hour dietary recalls, food records, menus, and recipes. Calculation of nutrient intake occur immediately providing data per ingredient, food, meal, and day in report and analysis file formats. The software includes a dietary supplement assessment module so that nutrient intake from both food and supplemental sources may be captured and quantified.
Visit the Nutrition Coordinating Center for more information about the Nutrition Data System for Research, including detailed features of the software and database, license options, support service, training workshops and certification. Office for Technology Commercialization http: Go to the U of M home page. Search U of M Web sites. Streamlined data entry and food coding: Dietary intake data gathered by interview is entered directly into NDSR.
The software searches for foods and brand products by name. Sophisticated search algorithms locate the food e. The coding of foods and their variable ingredients and preparation methods occurs as data are entered, with calculation of nutrients occurring immediately. The district will disseminate a list of healthy party ideas to parents and teachers.
School-sponsored Events such as, but not limited to, athletic events, dances, or performances. Foods and beverages offered or sold at school-sponsored events outside the school day will meet the nutrition standards for meals or for foods and beverages sold individually above.
Nutrition Education and Promotion. Schools should provide nutrition education and engage in nutrition promotion that:. Integrating Physical Activity into the Classroom Setting. For students to receive the nationally-recommended amount of daily physical activity i. Schools should encourage parents to pack healthy lunches and snacks and to refrain from including beverages and foods that do not meet the above nutrition standards for individual foods and beverages. Such supports will include sharing information about physical activity and physical education through a website, newsletter, or other take-home materials, special events, or physical education homework.
Food Marketing in Schools. School-based marketing will be consistent with nutrition education and health promotion. As such, schools will limit food and beverage marketing to the promotion of foods and beverages that meet the nutrition standards for meals or for foods and beverages sold individually above.
The promotion of healthy foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products is encouraged. Examples of marketing techniques include the following: Marketing activities that promote healthful behaviors and are therefore allowable include: The staff wellness committee could be a subcommittee of the school health council.
The committee should develop, promote, and oversee a multifaceted plan to promote staff health and wellness. The plan should be based on input solicited from school staff and should outline ways to encourage healthy eating, physical activity, and other elements of a healthy lifestyle among school staff. The staff wellness committee should distribute its plan to the school health council annually. Daily Physical Education P.
All physical education will be taught by a certified physical education teacher. Student involvement in other activities involving physical activity e.
Students will spend at least 50 percent of physical education class time participating in moderate to vigorous physical activity. All elementary school students will have at least 20 minutes a day of supervised recess, preferably outdoors, during which schools should encourage moderate to vigorous physical activity verbally and through the provision of space and equipment.
Schools should discourage extended periods i. When activities, such as mandatory school-wide testing, make it necessary for students to remain indoors for long periods of time, schools should give students periodic breaks during which they are encouraged to stand and be moderately active.
All elementary, middle, and high schools will offer extracurricular physical activity programs, such as physical activity clubs or intramural programs. All high schools, and middle schools as appropriate, will offer interscholastic sports programs. Schools will offer a range of activities that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of all students, including boys, girls, students with disabilities, and students with special health-care needs.
After-school child care and enrichment programs will provide and encourage — verbally and through the provision of space, equipment, and activities — daily periods of moderate to vigorous physical activity for all participants.
Physical Activity and Punishment. Teachers and other school and community personnel will not use physical activity e. Safe Routes to School. The school district will assess and, if necessary and to the extent possible, make needed improvements to make it safer and easier for students to walk and bike to school. The school district will explore the availability of federal "safe routes to school" funds, administered by the state department of transportation, to finance such improvements.
The school district will encourage students to use public transportation when available and appropriate for travel to school, and will work with the local transit agency to provide transit passes for students. School spaces and facilities should be available to students, staff, and community members before, during, and after the school day, on weekends, and during school vacations. These spaces and facilities also should be available to community agencies and organizations offering physical activity and nutrition programs.
School policies concerning safety will apply at all times. The superintendent or designee will ensure compliance with established district-wide nutrition and physical activity wellness policies.
School food service staff, at the school or district level, will ensure compliance with nutrition policies within school food service areas and will report on this matter to the superintendent or if done at the school level, to the school principal.
If the district has not received a SMI review from the state agency within the past five years, the district will request from the state agency that a SMI review be scheduled as soon as possible. The superintendent or designee will develop a summary report every three years on district-wide compliance with the district's established nutrition and physical activity wellness policies, based on input from schools within the district.
To help with the initial development of the district's wellness policies, each school in the district will conduct a baseline assessment of the school's existing nutrition and physical activity environments and policies. Assessments will be repeated every three years to help review policy compliance, assess progress, and determine areas in need of improvement.
As part of that review, the school district will review our nutrition and physical activity policies; provision of an environment that supports healthy eating and physical activity; and nutrition and physical education policies and program elements. The district, and individual schools within the district, will, as necessary, revise the wellness policies and develop work plans to facilitate their implementation.
Schools are encouraged to source fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers when practicable. Examples include "whole" wheat flour, cracked wheat, brown rice, and oatmeal. The school district will engage students, parents, teachers, food service professionals, health professionals, and other interested community members in developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing district-wide nutrition and physical activity policies.
All students in grades K will have opportunities, support, and encouragement to be physically active on a regular basis. Foods and beverages sold or served at school will meet the nutrition recommendations of the U. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Qualified child nutrition professionals will provide students with access to a variety of affordable, nutritious, and appealing foods that meet the health and nutrition needs of students; will accommodate the religious, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the student body in meal planning; and will provide clean, safe, and pleasant settings and adequate time for students to eat.
Schools will provide nutrition education and physical education to foster lifelong habits of healthy eating and physical activity, and will establish linkages between health education and school meal programs, and with related community services. To ensure that all children have breakfast, either at home or at school, in order to meet their nutritional needs and enhance their ability to learn: