ST4: Food Safety

Individual intention and goals that serve as motivators to food safety behavior changes recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

ST3: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior

Two-part indicator measuring intentions and goals to increase physical activity and/or reduce sedentary behavior.

Physical activity is defined as any body movement that works muscles and requires more energy than resting. Sedentary behavior is defined as too much sitting or lying down at work, at home, in social settings, and during leisure time. Both increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviors is important for overall health.

ST2: Food Resource Management

Individual and family goals and intentions that reflect smarter shopping and [glossary]food resource management (FRM) [/glossary] strategies, enabling participants to stretch their food resource dollars to support a healthier diet.

ST1: Healthy Eating

Individual intentions and goals that serve as motivators to behavior changes recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.