Table 1

Recommendations and cut-off points used to provide feedback on the student's behaviour


    Cut-off points applied

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and fruit juice

Maximum of two glasses per day (approximately 400 ml)

Snack consumption

Maximum of three in-between-meal moments of eating, where the calories from relatively unhealthy snacks should not exceed the number of calories from relatively healthy snacks.

Fruit consumption

Minimum of two portions of fruit per day

Vegetable consumption

Minimum of 200 grams of vegetables per day (4 tablespoons)

Fibre consumption

Whole wheat bread (instead of white bread), breakfast with bread or cereal, rice/pasta/potato with dinner, four tablespoons of vegetables, and two pieces of fruit per day

Physical activity

At least one hour of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity per day

Television and computer use

No more than two hours of television viewing and computer use combined per day

Ezendam et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:324   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-324

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