Nutrition Team Lead– Tamra Thole, Registered Dietitian at Liberty Hy-vee
Nutrition Team Goals
Goal: Select evidence based nutritional programs to increase healthier eating in 10-14 year olds in Liberty by 2017.
Objective 1: Identify three nutrition priorities to focus on in the next year.
Nutrition Priorities Selected:
- Increase fruit and vegetable consumption from 50% of students eating them 4+ times a week to 75%, 4+ times a week in Liberty Middle School Students by December 2017.
- By December 2017, Liberty School District will raise awareness among 100% of their buildings of the certain selected School Wellness Policies.
- Increase daily water consumption from 68% to 75% in students by 2017.
Objective 2: Research evidence based programs that pertain to each nutrition priority identified. (work in progress)
Objective 3: Decide how and what health outcomes will be measured to determine change.