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Table 2 NEAT Girls physical activity and nutrition messages

From: The Nutrition and Enjoyable Activity for Teen Girls (NEAT girls) randomized controlled trial for adolescent girls from disadvantaged secondary schools: rationale, study protocol, and baseline results

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