Posts Tagged Lauri Wright

COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

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Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of Public Health (COPH) designed and implemented Edi-BULL, a campaign that aims to bring healthier food choices to students, faculty and staff at […]

Dr. Lauri Wright shares what wrong with US food labels

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Moving the calorie count to the front of a food item, differentiating between natural vs. simple sugars, and ditching measurements in grams for teaspoons are a few of the changes Lauri Wright, PhD, recommends for US food labels. A registered dietician in the USF College of Public Health, Dr. Wright recently spoke with Tampa’s ABC Action News about the USF Food and Drug Administration’s decision to revisit their 20-year old labeling system. Dr. Wright is an assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health. The Department of Community and […]

Dr. Lauri Wright shares eating and fitness tips with local media

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As the season for eating approaches, Registered Dietician Lauri Wright, PhD, addresses some good and not so good habits regarding food consumption and exercise. She recently spoke with WTSP, Tampa’s CBS affiliate, about the cotton ball diet. That’s right, the cotton ball diet. Some people actually prefer to consume natural fibers over natural food. Go figure. A healthier approach to getting a certain physique was featured on Tampa’s ABC Action News. As story title reflects, “You can eat your way to sexy abs with certain super foods.”   And, who […]

What it really means to be hungry

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It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the moment guests arrived, they were divided into three groups based on income. Fashioned after Oxfam America’s Hunger Banquet, participants took their brightly […]