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Understanding Obesity & Childhood Nutrition

Panel Perspectives: Schools

February 17, 2008

Virginia A Stallings, MD

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


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The most pressing challenge to nutritional health in this first decade of the 21st century is obesity.


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Competitive Foods are Widely first decade of the 21Available in Schools


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Competitive Foods are Widely first decade of the 21Available in Schools


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School-Related Health Policy first decade of the 21

  • 2004 Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act

  • Wellness Policy Required by 2006

    • Nutrition education goals

    • Physical activity goals

    • Nutrition guidelines

    • Other school-based activities


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Nutrition Guidelines first decade of the 21

  • All foods available on campus with objective of promoting health and reducing obesity

  • FY 2005 Congress directed CDC to initiate an IOM study to review the evidence and make recommendations


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Committee’s Task first decade of the 21

  • Review evidence and make nutrition standard recommendations:

    • for availability of sale, content and consumption of foods and beverages at schools;

    • with attention to foods and beverages in competition with federally reimbursable meals and snacks.


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Process and Approach first decade of the 21

  • Ten Guiding Principles

  • Tier 1: All students all day “F, V, WG, D”Tier 2: High school students after school

  • Includes recommendations for:

    • Non-nutritive sweeteners

    • Caffeine

    • Water availability

    • Sport drinks

    • Food for student reward and punishment

    • Fund raising


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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services first decade of the 21

U.S. Department of Agriculture

www.healthierus.gov/dietaryguidelines

Calories

Weight management

Physical activity

Food groups to encourageFatsCarbohydratesSodium, potassium

Alcoholic beverages

Food safety


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Dietary Intake Data first decade of the 21

Are children’s diets meeting theDietary Guidelines for Americans?

  • <2% meet the Food Guide Pyramid recommendations

  • 16% did not meet any of the Pyramid food group recommendations

  • Too few fruits, vegetables, whole grains; not enough fiber- or calcium-rich foods

  • Too much fat, sodium, added sugar


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Key Messages first decade of the 21

Federal school nutrition programs are the main source of nutrition provided at school. However, if opportunities for students to select competitive foods and beverages arise, they should be used to encourage greater consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat or low-fat dairy foods.

The IOM recommendations ensure that competitive foods and beverages are consistent with the DGA and will promote healthful life-long eating patterns.


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Recommended Standards for Competitive Foods first decade of the 21

  • Two Tiers

    • Tier 1 are “foods to be encouraged” based on the Dietary Guidelines for American (F, V, WG, LFD)

    • Tier 2 foods are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines but offer more choice and flexibility for high school students


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Examples of Tier 1 Foods first decade of the 21

  • Fresh, pureed, or dried fruits (apples, pears, applesauce, raisins)

  • Fresh vegetables (baby carrots, celery sticks)

  • Whole grain low sugar cereals

  • Low-fat fruit flavored yogurt

  • Low-fat flavored milk


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Examples of Tier 2 Foods first decade of the 21

  • Low salt baked potato chips crackers, or pretzels

  • Graham crackers with no more than 35% calories from sugar

  • Low-fat, low sugar ice cream products


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Foods that do not Meet the Standards first decade of the 21

  • Potato chips and pretzels with too much fat or sodium

  • Cheese crackers with too much fat or sodium

  • Breakfast for granola bars with too much fat or sugar

  • Ice cream products with too much fat

  • Cake, cupcakes, cookies with too much sugar or salt

  • Fortified sports drinks or fortified water

  • Gum, licorice, candy

  • Fruit smoothies with too much added sugar

  • Regular colas or sodas with sugar or caffeine


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Key Elements for Success first decade of the 21

Awareness and understanding of the standards by schools, parents, students, and federal, state, and local as well as other private stakeholders.


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Impact first decade of the 21

  • CDC Implementation Guide for Nutrition Standards for Foods in Schools – under development

  • West Virginia schools – new legislation to implement IOM recommended standards

  • House bill (January, 2008) to require food served in schools to meet federal nutrition guidelines and IOM recommended standards


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Web Information first decade of the 21

Nutrition Standards in Schools report

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11899

National Academics Press

http://www.nap.edu


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