• SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Reduce Sugary Drinks

    Sugar-sweetened beverages are the top source of added sugar in kids' diets.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Serve Water Every Day

    Water keeps kids hydrated, is calorie-free, and is nearly cost-free from the tap.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Fruits & Vegetables

    Go for five or more fruits and vegetables (combined) each day.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Limit Screen Time

    Limit watching TV, playing video games, or surfing the web.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Eliminate Trans Fats

    The type of fat you eat is more important than the total amount of fat in your diet.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Increase Physical Activities

    Children need at least 60 minutes or more of physical activity every day.

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  • SEVEN SIMPLE GOALS

    Serve Whole Grains

    Whole grains contain fiber, vitamins, and healthy fats that can lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes.

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Creating Healthy Spaces for Kids

Welcome to Out of School Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative (OSNAP)! This website will help you improve practices and policies related to healthy foods, drinks, and physical activity in afterschool programs, before school programs, and summer camps. OSNAP aims to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Quick Start: Learn about the seven simple goals for nutrition and physical activity, and simple ways to get started making healthy changes at your program.

About: Learn more about the OSNAP Initiative,  the Food & Fun Afterschool curriculum, and the Harvard Prevention Research Center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

My OSNAP: Personalized tools to evaluate and improve the opportunities children have to be physically active and eat healthfully at your program.

Resources: Links to training and communication materials as well as the Food & Fun Afterschool curriculum.

This website has been developed by the Harvard Prevention Research Center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health to promote sustainable policy and environmental change in out of school time programs so children have the opportunity to be active and eat healthfully every day.