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Project TOYBOX: Multifactorial evidence based appraoch using behavioural models in understanding and promoting fun, healthy food, play and policy for the prevention of obesity in early childhood

2010-03-01 – 2014-04-30

Abstract

The European ToyBox-project aims to prevent overweight and obesity in preschool children between 4 and 6 years old. An intervention will be executed in 6 European countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Poland and Spain), during the school year 2012-2013. The intervention has four target behaviours: increasing physical activity, decreasing sedentary behaviour, more water and less sugar-sweetened beverages and healthy snacks.