Employees That EatWell

July 29, 2017

 Objective
Employees of the non-profit organization,
Nu-Hope, were seeking basic nutritional
information to help prevent chronic health
issues and live healthier lifestyles.

During the pre-assessment, they reported
they tend to not be physically active, they
drink a lot of fluids high in sugar or sugar
substitutes and reported that finances was a
primary factor when determining meal
selection.

 

Overview
EatWell Exchange conducted a three hour
interactive session with nine employees. A
powerpoint was used to visually display
material. They were each given a pocket
guide which contained major points and
visuals for them to keep in their purse or at
their desk to refer to.
Topics covered included: MyPlate guidelines
and portion sizes, “Healthy Eating On the
Go”, Fluid Selection, Carbohydrates, Smart
Shopping on a budget, reading food labels,
and the difference between organic, natural
and GMO and goal setting.
A physical activity at work activity was
conducted to show participants how they
can do simple exercises while sitting at their
desk at work.

 

Reaction

Based on the evaluations, the participants
reported that they received a lot of
information they never heard of before.
They felt the session was very engaging and
thought questions were answered well.
Most of the participants were unaware of the
correct portion sizes required, they have
never heard of genetic modification and
____. By the end of the session they were
able to have this knowledge.

 

To learn more about EatWell Exchange visit us online at www.eatwellexchange.org

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