Table 2

NEAT Girls physical activity and nutrition messages

Study week

Physical activity and nutrition message


Week 1

Be active in any way you can

Week 2

Aim to eat fruit and vegetables every day

Week 3

Be active with friends and family

Week 4

Eat a healthy breakfast every day

Week 5

Reduce your sitting time during school lunch breaks, after school and on the weekends

Week 6

Monitor your portion sizes during dinner and eat at the dinner table

Week 7

Identify excuses for not being active

Week 8

Drink more water and swap sugary drinks for sugar-free drinks

Week 9

Keep track of your physical activity using a pedometer diary

Week 10

Reduce your junk food snacks


Lubans et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:652   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-652

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