The purpose of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation is to introduce pleasurable food education to children during their learning years, in order to form positive food habits for life.
This project evaluated if storybooks help to teach children to eat more vegetables and fruit.
To evaluate the effect of a community-based, experiential cooking and nutrition education program on consumption of fruits and vegetables and associated intermediate outcomes in students from low-income families.
The aim of our study was to evaluate the efficacy and acceptability of a taste exposure-plus-reward intervention delivered through mailed materials and access to an online video.
To examine whether parents offering a sticker reward to their child to taste a vegetable the child does not currently consume is associated with improvements in children’s liking and consumption of the vegetable.
The Healthy Habits trial aimed to assess the efficacy of a telephone-based intervention for parents to increase the fruit and vegetable consumption in their 3–5-y-old children.
A cluster-randomized controlled-trial examined the effect of a school-based comprehensive intervention on nutrition knowledge, eating habits, and behaviors among low socioeconomic status school-aged children
To compare taste exposure, nutrition education and taste exposure plus nutrition education together on intake of an unfamiliar vegetable (mooli/daikon radish) in preschool-aged children.
The present study sought to examine the combined effects of learning about an unfamiliar vegetable (celeriac) through illustrated storybooks (the term storybook refers to an illustrated narrative storybook throughout) with sensory play on recognition and intake of that “target” vegetable.