It's all about kids: preventing overweight in elementary school children in Tulsa, OK.

  title={It's all about kids: preventing overweight in elementary school children in Tulsa, OK.},
  author={Norma DeVault and Tay Seacord Kennedy and Janice R Hermann and M. Mwavita and Pam Rask and Amber Jaworsky},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  volume={109 4},
In response to the increased incidence of child overweight, a school-based program, It's All About Kids, was designed by the Tulsa Health Department, Tulsa Public Schools, and community partners to improve food choices and increase physical activity of students in first through fifth grade. The nutrition component consisted of six weekly 30-minute experiential, age-appropriate classroom lessons, including healthful-eating food games, taste-testing foods, whole-grain bread baking, information on… CONTINUE READING


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