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"Stick it to the man" with healthy food

20 October 2016

An intervention that harnesses teenagers’ instinct for rebelliousness and autonomy, and the value they place on social justice, to encourage healthy eating is producing promising results.

Although health education in the classroom has shown some success among young children, adolescents have traditionally been a notoriously hard group to reach with any consistency or reliability.

In a guest post on our Research Digest blog, Julia Gottwald discusses the importance of finding new, creative approaches to reducing unhealthy eating practices among teenagers.


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