Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families

Reports/Briefs/Reviews

Healthy Options, Healthy Meals - A strategic initiative of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger - PART 1, Chapter 1-7

The goal of the Healthy Options, Healthy Meals™ (HOHM) initiative is to increase access to nutritious foods for low-income families by assisting food banks in their efforts to improve the nutritional quality of their food inventory.

Healthy Options, Healthy Meals - A strategic initiative of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger - PART 2, Chapter 8-9

The goal of the Healthy Options, Healthy Meals™ (HOHM) initiative is to increase access to nutritious foods for low-income families by assisting food banks in their efforts to improve the nutritional quality of their food inventory.

2010 California Obesity Prevention Plan - English, Spanish

The 2010 California Obesity Prevention Plan is a call to action for stakeholders from all the identified sectors—State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Employers; Health Care; Families; Community Organizations; Schools; Child Care; Food and Beverage Industry; and Entertainment and Professional Sports—to work together to improve the health of all Californians.

Potential Impact of Menu Labeling of Fast Foods in California

To understand the range of possible consumption and weight outcomes of providing calorie information on menu boards, "Potential Impact of Menu Labeling of Fast Foods in California" explores different assumptions about the percentage of people who frequent fast food restaurants and see calorie information.

The Links Between the Neighborhood Food Environment and Childhood Nutrition

Children’s dietary behaviors, like those of adults, are influenced by the realities of where they live, including the availability of food both inside and outside the home. This report, The Links Between the Neighborhood Food Environment and Childhood Nutrition, focuses on how the neighborhood food environment influences the food choices of low-income children, ages 3 to 12, and their families.