Our data shows that our students can:
To measure the success of our programs, Kids Cooking for Life collects data, both pre and post tests, as well as subjective stories, experiences, and interviews with both students and their
parents and guardians. We achieve the following positive changes in students’ emotional well-being, knowledge of basic nutrition and attitude and literacy: The cooking classes significantly improves mindfulness and levels of perceived stress.
In addition, students can cite an example of a healthy vegetable, know how to read an easy recipe, have the skill to make a healthy snack and choose foods that are healthy. They also learn where their food is grown and choose healthy snacks over the alternative as well as encourage their families and friends to adopt healthy cooking and eating habits.