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Thursday, November 15 • 3:00pm - 3:10pm
Creating Environments to support food literacy in populations: examples from Eat, Play, Live Project

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Unpacking innovative strategies to shift attitudes, social norms and the food environment
Food literacy is so much more than just food skills and cooking. Learn how different population-based strategies can help shift attitudes and social norms about food and healthy eating.

Food literacy in populations can be supported by creating healthy food environments. Healthy food environments can help enable people to practice their food literacy knowledge and skills. Using examples from a practice-based research study in recreation facilities, Eat Play Live, this presentation reviews why environmental approaches to food literacy are an important and how we influenced food literacy and food environments in a community setting through a capacity-building intervention.

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Rachel Prowse

Applied Public Health Science Specialist in Healthy Eating and Food Environments, Public Health Ontario
Rachel Prowse is a registered dietitian and the Applied Public Health Science Specialist in Healthy Eating and Food Environments at Public Health Ontario. She is completing her PhD in Health Promotion and Sociobehavioural Sciences at the University of Alberta and is supported by a... Read More →



Thursday November 15, 2018 3:00pm - 3:10pm
COLONY BALLROOM

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