Providing specific nutrition education has been shown to have multiple benefits in studies that have been done across the United States:
● Increased likelihood of children creating healthy habits at a young age.
● Decreased risk of obesity among elementary students who have participated in nutrition education.
● Improved cognitive development and a potential to decrease behavioral outbursts in an educational setting.
● Increased nutrition knowledge and selfefficacy as well as decreased BMI and waist circumference amongst elementary students.