Thursday, May 7, 2009

Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is intended to educate readers about many aspects of food and obesity. Of interest to educators is the center's tool kits for school food service policy, tool kits for educating students and parents about obesity, and the section on food advertising targeted toward children. The Rudd Center also produces videos to educate viewers on food policy and obesity. These videos can be viewed online or you can order free DVD copies of the videos.

Applications for Education
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is a good resource for health teachers and school food service directors. History teachers may also have an interest in the Rudd Center's interactive timeline, the Evolution of Eating.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
Get the Glass Promotes Healthy Choices
Learn to be Healthy - Free Lesson Plans
Sugar Stacks - How Much Sugar is in Your Snack?