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Resources

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  • Twelve Month Report: Store Audits and Child Cohort – The Evaluation of Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax

    Report for City of Seattle and Seattle City Council. March 2020. Learn more about CPHN research on Seattle’s sweetened beverage tax.

    Date: April 15, 2020

    Author(s): Saelens BE, Rowland MG, Qu P, Walkinshaw L, Oddo V, Knox M, Chan NL, Jones-Smith JC

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  • Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Physical Activity

    Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Physical Activity is a free online training course developed and maintained by state-approved trainers* at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. This course provides information for early childhood professionals about the importance of providing physical activity to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in their care. This training will also...

    Date: January 14, 2020

    Author(s): Tori Bradford

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  • Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Healthy Eating

    Updated Training Coming Soon Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Healthy Eating will be a free online training course developed and maintained by state-approved trainers* at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition.  Updates and Timeline  This will be an updated version of our previous Let’s Move! Child Care: Healthy Eating training. We expect to...

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    Author(s): Tori Bradford

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  • Nurturing Young Eaters

    Nurturing Young Eaters is a free online training course developed and maintained by state-approved trainers* at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. The goal of this training is to empower early learning professionals to provide engaging and healthy mealtime environments and take advantage of mealtime opportunities to promote learning and child development....

    Date: January 14, 2020

    Author(s): Tori Bradford

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  • City of Seattle Food Access Spending Farm Economy Analysis Report

    A study measuring the economic impact of City of Seattle spending on food access programs on local farmers.

    Date: September 6, 2019

    Author(s): Melissa Knox, Lina Pinero Walkinshaw

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  • Identifying Direct Market Opportunities and Challenges for King County Farm Business

    This study and report was produced as part of a project for King Conservation District (KCD) in 2019 and conducts a systematic literature review on direct marketing in the United States and surveys and interviews with King County farmers about their experience with farming and direct marketing.

    Date: May 16, 2019

    Author(s): Lina Pinero Walkinshaw, Emilee Quinn, Jennifer Otten

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  • Report on Healthy Food Availability & Assessment of Seattle’s Food Bank Network

    Presentation to Seattle City Council in February 2019. Project details

    Date: February 27, 2019

    Author(s): Nadine Chan, Jessica Jones-Smith, Kaylin Bolt

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  • Seattle Sweetened Beverage Tax Evaluation: Impact on Prices 6-month results

    Presentation by Jessica Jones-Smith presented to Seattle City Council in January 2019. Project details

    Date: January 31, 2019

    Author(s): Jessica Jones-Smith

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  • 6 Month Report: Store Audits – The Evaluation of Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax

    Presented to Seattle City Council in January 2019. Project details

    Date: January 30, 2019

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  • FAQ: Evaluation of Seattle’s Sweetened Beverage Tax

    Handout presented at Seattle City Council meeting on January 4, 2019. Project details

    Date: January 4, 2019

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  • Is Amazon Really Making Healthy Foods Affordable?

    Evaluation of food pricing on Amazon comparing nutrient-dense, whole foods vs. processed foods and beverages. Materials were published as part of work associated with the Seattle Obesity Study.

    Date: August 31, 2017

    Author(s): Shilpi Gupta, Anju Aggarwal, Adam Drewnowski

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  • Media Aware in Early Learning

    Media Aware in Early Learning is a free online training course developed and maintained by state-approved trainers* at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. This course provides early learning professionals with information and ideas for promoting healthy and well-rounded growth and development of children with regards to digital media and screen use....

    Date: May 28, 2020

    Author(s): Tori Bradford

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  • Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Support

    Updated Training Coming Soon Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Support will be a free online training course developed and maintained by state-approved trainers* at the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition. Updates and Timeline This course will be an updated version of our previous Let’s Move! Child Care: Breastfeeding Support training. We expect...

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    Author(s): Tori Bradford

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  • Food Waste Prevention and Recovery Assessment Report

    This report was prepared by CPHN for the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment and Seattle Public Utilities in 2015 and released in 2016.

    Date: September 6, 2016

    Author(s): Jennifer Otten, Sara Diedrich, Katherine Getts, Christine Benson

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  • Evaluating Washington State’s Healthy Nutrition Guidelines

    Report from a baseline evaluation of Washington State Executive Order 13-06, which mandated all state agencies in the executive branch to implement food and beverage policies consistent with the Washington State Healthy Nutrition Guidelines, based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This report was prepared for Washington State Department of Health and documents the...

    Date: September 30, 2014

    Author(s): Jennifer Otten, Jamie Bachaus, Elizabeth Hulbrock

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  • Healthy Policies Toolkit: Nutrition and Physical Activity in Child Care

    This toolkit was produced in 2014 and designed for early childhood education professionals to use in designing and implementing healthy child care policies. The toolkit contains recommendations from the following sources: Let’s Move! Child Care Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs, 2nd Edition: Selected Standards from Caring for Our Children: National Health...

    Date: August 1, 2014

    Author(s): Elizabeth Payne, MPH, RD

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  • Washington State Survey of Nutrition and Physical Activity in Child Care

    About the Survey The purpose of the survey was to learn more about nutrition and physical activity for children ages 2-5 in licensed child care programs. Child care providers in all parts of Washington completed the survey and provided important information about nutrition and physical activity for young children in our state. The University of...

    Date: November 20, 2013

    Author(s): Center for Public Health Nutrition

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  • Replacing Juice with Fruit: Nutrition and Economic Effects

    Substituting 100% fruit juice with fresh fruit in children’s diets reduced calories and increased fiber — but increased diet costs. Replacement of fruit juice with canned fruit only modestly increased costs, but resulted in less impressive nutritional benefits. Results are from a nationally representative sample of 7,000 children and adolescents. Support for this project provided...

    Date: May 31, 2012

    Author(s): Center for Public Health Nutrition

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  • Opportunities for Increasing Access to Healthy Foods in Washington State

    A report for the Access to Healthy Foods Coalition. This publication was supported by Washington State Department of Health (DOH) through Cooperative Agreement Number 5U58DP001491-02 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of DOH or CDC.

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    Author(s): Donna Johnson, Mary Podrabsky, Corinne McCuskey, Karen Holt Luetjen, Christy Alexander

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  • How Farmers Markets Can Promote Access to Healthy Food

    A look at how population groups and farmers markets interact.

    Date: August 31, 2010

    Author(s): Carley Bollen, Anne Vernez-Moudon, Karen Kinney, Adam Drewnowski

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  • The Supermarket Gap: How to Ensure Equitable Access to Affordable, Healthy Foods

    People living in low-income, high minority or rural areas may have limited access to full service supermarkets and to grocery stores selling healthy foods. This brief presents data from the Seattle Obesity Study to show the critical distinction between the nearest grocery store and the one that was actually used by the respondent. Published in...

    Date: May 31, 2010

    Author(s): Adam Drewnowski, Anju Aggarwal, Anne Vernez Moudon

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  • PLAN Policy Briefs

    Policy Legislation and Nutrition (PLAN) briefs as part of the PLAN research project which examined the effects of Washington State Senate Bill 5436 which required all public school districts to develop a nutrition and fitness policy by the start of the 2005-06 school year. Materials were published 2009 and later.

    Date: November 30, 2009

    Author(s): Center for Public Health Nutrition

  • Child Care & Obesity Prevention Issue Briefs

    These 5 briefs were produced between 2009 and 2011 and highlight the importance of child care in obesity prevention efforts and outlining best practices and policy strategies.

    Date: June 1, 2009

    Author(s): Center for Public Health Nutrition

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  • The Search for Affordable Nutrient Rich Foods: A comparison of supermarket food prices in Seattle-King County

    This research brief summarizes findings from the Seattle Obesity Study I . The brief was published by the Center for Public Health Nutrition in July 2009.

    Date: July 31, 2009

    Author(s): Nadia K. Mahmud, Pablo Monsivais, Adam Drewnowski

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  • Can Low-Income Americans Afford a Healthy Diet?

    Building a case for affordable good nutrition as the theme of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Published March 2009

    Date: March 31, 2009

    Author(s): Adam Drewnowski, Petra Eichelsdoerfer

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