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Jump into Foods and Fitness curriculum cover

JIFF (Jump into Foods and Fitness) is a curriculum for ages 8 to 11 to learn about the importance of nutrition, increased physical activity, and food safety. The book includes information about working with children in an educational setting, eight lesson plans with handout/templates, and a resource list.

Michigan State University Cooperative Extension.
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USDA. Food and Nutrition Services. Michigan Family Independence Agency. Michigan State University.
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  • Pilot Tested
Evaluation Information

Pilot tested (2003) at 6 sites (MI and MN), with 194 boys and girls. The matched pair analysis of pre-post test, showed significant change in eating more healthy foods, increasing physical exercise, and identifying muscle groups and food guide pyramid message.

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