The Nutrition Fair aims to keep New Year resolutions going into February. If you started the New Year with plans to make some lifestyle changes, but are struggling to stay motivated, then a nutrition fair being run by students from the University of Chester might be just what you need! The Fair is hosted by final year Human Nutrition and Dietetic students, who are keen to encourage visitors to ‘forget the fads’ and explore different ways to stay healthy. Due to Covid-19 restrictions and government guidance, the fair will be taking place as a virtual means, streaming live on MS Teams. The date for the diary is Wednesday February 3rd from 11.00am until 12.30pm. Students will be presenting live, offering healthy lifestyle advice, interactive games top tips to help encourage people to think about ways they can lead a healthier life. Students with the most creative and inspiring stall will also be presented with the Innovation Prize, which is sponsored by Morning Foods. Click the button below to see whats included in the Nutrition Fair 2021
Feedback from students attending previous events has included:
I think the nutrition fairs are great; there’s a lot of variety with lots of different things going on. Many of the stalls addressed really important key issues relating to today's society, illness and diseases!For more information about the Nutrition Fair 2021, please contact the Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01244 513090.
The Gut Girls
The Gut Girls is an innovative stall aimed at promoting a diverse microbiota in the general adult population
This stall aims to help families with young children from low socio economic status households achieve their ‘5 a day’ using alternatives to fresh fruit and vegetables.
This stall aims to raise awareness of the high sugar content in sugar sweetened beverages that are frequently consumed by children.
This stall aims to educate people on the nutrient content of alcoholic drinks and the effects these can have on health.
This stall aims to educate the public on the importance of omega-3 in the diet in relation to brain function.
This stall aims to provide education and information around safe weaning methods through a range of interactive activities, cooking sessions and discussions.
This stall aims to increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) awareness amongst visitors.
No Dairy, No Problem This stall aims to inform those who have or who are considering making dietary changes to dairy alternatives, to make educated decisions on which product(s) they want to purchase.
To inform the importance of adequate protein intake and the benefits of plant-based protein sources by creating leaflets and recipes.
The aim of this stall is to educate visitors to the Nutrition Fair about the sustainability of their diet, where their food comes from, and that the impact this has on the environment, both locally and globally.
This stall is a health intervention based on snacking behaviours, aimed at families. The stall aims to encourage people to participate in activities and demonstrate how to make quick and easy snacks.
The aim of this stall is to create resources to help students easily cook a nutritionally balanced diet with minimal waste and on a budget.
This stall aims to help the public identify evidence based dietary information and discard unreliable food and nutrition advice.
This stall aims to support parents to create and achieve healthy packed lunches with innovative ideas, recipes and games.