Posts Tagged Better Bites

Policy change + healthier food options = Fun Bites

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While community recreational facilities offer plenty of options for physical activity and getting healthy, the snacks offered at concession stands and vending machines are anything but that, often loaded with fats, salt and sugar.  That’s where public health and social marketing step in. The USF College of Public Health has used […]

Florida Prevention Research Center helps youth to “Snack Strong”

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The Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) at the USF College of Public Health worked with the Lexington, Kentucky Tweens Nutrition and Fitness coalition to make healthy foods more accessible throughout the city. One initiative, Better Bites: Snack Strong, provides technical assistance and marketing support to improve the nutritional quality of […]

Florida Prevention Research Center develops “Community Based Prevention Marketing for Policy Development” Framework

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Since 2009, a team of researchers and social marketers at the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC) collaborated with the Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition in Lexington, Kentucky to develop and test the Community Based Prevention Marketing for Policy Development framework. The end result is a healthier menu in concession stands at […]