SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELLNESS PROGRAM Tara Worley Wellness

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SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELLNESS PROGRAM Tara Worley- Wellness Coach

SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELLNESS PROGRAM Tara Worley- Wellness Coach

 Health Services � Janice White- Health Services Supervisor � School Nurses- K-12 Wrote

Health Services � Janice White- Health Services Supervisor � School Nurses- K-12 Wrote grant in 2010 OBICI HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION- $81, 595

PRIMARY GOAL: Reduce the percentage of childhood obesity in Suffolk.

PRIMARY GOAL: Reduce the percentage of childhood obesity in Suffolk.

ADDITIONAL GOALS Integrate physical activity and/or movement in the teaching of core content subjects.

ADDITIONAL GOALS Integrate physical activity and/or movement in the teaching of core content subjects. Evaluate and improve physical education programs. To initiate pilot programs at the elementary level for continued implementation. Collect BMI data from all students, K-10, yearly to long term trends/results. Continue to improve nutrition in our schools.

RESEARCH

RESEARCH

THERE IS AN INVERSE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BMI AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND SCORES ON STANDARDIZED

THERE IS AN INVERSE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BMI AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND SCORES ON STANDARDIZED TESTS. BMI SOL scores Childhood Obesity Power. Point Presentation 2011 - Dr. Donald Lewis EVMS

ACTION-BASED LEARNING

ACTION-BASED LEARNING

FAMILY FITNESS NIGHTS

FAMILY FITNESS NIGHTS

“FEAR FACTOR” TASTE TESTS

“FEAR FACTOR” TASTE TESTS

MIDDLE SCHOOL FITNESS ROOM

MIDDLE SCHOOL FITNESS ROOM

NO CHAIR DAYS

NO CHAIR DAYS

NUTRITION EDUCATION Portion Control Food Label Education Healthy Choices Fast Food Essential Nutrients

NUTRITION EDUCATION Portion Control Food Label Education Healthy Choices Fast Food Essential Nutrients

OTHER PROGRAMS Mini- Olympics Brain Breaks Healthy Minutes Fundraisers Epebs BMI measurements Staff Wellness

OTHER PROGRAMS Mini- Olympics Brain Breaks Healthy Minutes Fundraisers Epebs BMI measurements Staff Wellness

2011 - TWO ADDITIONAL GRANTS FUNDED OBICI HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION 206, 000 Salad bars �

2011 - TWO ADDITIONAL GRANTS FUNDED OBICI HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION 206, 000 Salad bars � 7 schools 5 elementary 2 middle Challenge Clubs � Every elementary schools � 2 clubs per semester � Start in the Spring 2012 75, 000 Renewal of the original grant from 2010 � Wellness Coach

HEALTHIER MENU OPTIONS Improving the Nutritional Content of Student Meals 1. Less Processed Foods

HEALTHIER MENU OPTIONS Improving the Nutritional Content of Student Meals 1. Less Processed Foods and Starches 2. Limiting High Fat and High Sugar Products 3. Incorporating More Whole Grains on the Menu 4. Offering More Fresh Fruit and Veggies

LESS PROCESSED FOODS &STARCHES Home Cooked Fresh Chicken (Oven Fried, BBQ, and Roasted) Brown

LESS PROCESSED FOODS &STARCHES Home Cooked Fresh Chicken (Oven Fried, BBQ, and Roasted) Brown Rice Fresh Sweet Potatoes

LIMITING HIGHER FAT FOODS No deep fat fried foods in elementary schools. French Fries

LIMITING HIGHER FAT FOODS No deep fat fried foods in elementary schools. French Fries offered in middle and high schools Added more oven-able products Use of reduced fat beef Use of reduced fat pizza

REPLACE HIGH FAT & SUGAR Goal not to eliminate snacks Ice cream and baked

REPLACE HIGH FAT & SUGAR Goal not to eliminate snacks Ice cream and baked cookie replacement Healthier options

MORE WHOLE GRAINS Whole grain offerings: � French Toast Sticks � Breakfast Cereals �

MORE WHOLE GRAINS Whole grain offerings: � French Toast Sticks � Breakfast Cereals � Whole Grain Poptarts � Cheese Sticks � Whole Wheat Pasta � Fresh Baked Wheat Rolls

MORE FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A variety of fresh fruits Made-to-order Salad Bar Smart

MORE FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES A variety of fresh fruits Made-to-order Salad Bar Smart Choice Menu Options Fresh fruit and vegetable program