School Health

Quick Facts about School Health


  • Schools play a critical role in improving the dietary and physical activity behaviors of children and adolescents.
  • Schools can create environments that are supportive of healthy eating and physical activity by implementing policies and practices.
  • Providing students with learning opportunities that support healthy eating and regular physical activity is also important for students to learn about and practice these behaviors.

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