Target Behavior: Healthy Eating
Intervention Type: Direct Education, Social Marketing
Intervention Reach and Adoption
Setting: Community, School, Faith-based community
Target Audience: Elementary school, Middle school, Pregnant/Breastfeeding Women, Parents/Mothers/Fathers, Adults
The Activity Modules can be downloaded from http://nutrition.wsu.edu/eteb/.
|Adult Lessons||Youth Lessons||Family Lessons|
|Children learn about cooking by watching parents and caregivers. In this lesson, adults identify ways to engage the family in cooking together.||Cooking together lets youth learn new skills and build confidence and independence in cooking. In this lesson, youth develop skills in kitchen safety.||Cooking together establishes family traditions. In this lesson, families work together to plan meals to cook together.|
|Communication is how families connect. In this lesson, adults practice communication skills to promote healthy conversation at mealtime.||Communication influences our choices and decisions. In this lesson, youth develop communication skills around food and food choices.||Conversation makes for engaging family meals. In this lesson, families practice conversation skills using conversation starters.|
|Food is a very important part of how we celebrate. In this lesson, adults explore ways to pass along culture and traditions.||The foods we use to celebrate shape food habits and preferences. In this lesson, youth explore healthy choices for celebrations.||Celebrations unite people, giving them a common bond. In this lesson, families explore ways they celebrate and plan a celebration considering healthy choices.|
|Available to download from Washington State University Extension (www.nutrition.wsu.edu)|
|Three Theme-based Activity Modules||Each module supports one theme and includes three different 45-minute lessons, for adults, youth, and families. The lessons use interactive learning styles.
Target: Parents/caregivers, youth, and families
|Recipe Cards||Include kid-friendly recipes with suggestions on how to incorporate each of the themes into family meals.
Target: Parents, families
|Talk Together Bowl & Conversation Starters||Support all three themes and encourage youth and families to talk together at meals. Each sheet of Talk Together starters is age-specific. Target: Families|
|Borrow Box||Educational activity kits for use in classrooms or after-school settings. Activities support each theme.
Target: School classrooms, youth K-6
|ETEB Backgrounder||Summarizes the science behind the slogan; includes annotated resource bibliography.
|Availability to order from Washington State Dairy Council (http://www.eatsmart.org)|
|Poster with Two B&W Masters||The poster is 11 × 17 inches, full color. The line masters on the reverse side of the poster provide benefits and tips on how families can start eating family meals more often.
Target: Families, parents, youth Cost: $1.00 ea
|ETEB Handout||Two-sided color version benefits and tips on how families can start eating family meals more often.
Target: Families, parents, youth Cost: $0.30 ea
|Magnets||Refrigerator magnets with updated Eat Together, Eat Better artwork, promoting Celebrate Together, Cook Together, and Talk Together. Target: Families, parents, youth Cost: $0.30 ea|
|Coasters||Include conversation starters to support the Talk Together theme and to get people talking about family meals.
Target: Families Cost: $2.00 per set of four
|Bookmarks||Include ve different bookmarks/themes; each has a unique activity. Target: Youth Cost: $3.75 per package of 30 different bookmarks|
The only published piece of evidence for ETEB is the following abstract:
Diane Smith, RD, MA. Creating Family Resilience Through Family Supper Club. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2016;48,7:S13.
|Readiness and Capacity – Short Term (ST)||Changes – Medium Term (MT)||Effectiveness and Maintenance – Long Term (LT)||Population Results (R)|
|Individual||ST1, ST4||MT1, MT4||LT1, LT4|
|Sectors of Influence||MT12|
Martha Marino, MA, RD, CD
Director of Nutrition Affairs
Washington State Dairy Council
Phone: (425) 744-1616