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Collaboration with City Market

Program Type: Local Effort - Programs and/or activities that have not been evaluated but are identified by local programs as producing positive results.

Description:
Our Ti Youth Healthy Weight team is collaborating with the local food store, City Market. We send team members to the store to: do food demonstrations for customers of healthy meals give out recipes for fast, easy HEALTHY meals help customers learn the new Nu-Val nutrition rating system encourage customers to make healthier food choices by using the Nu-Val system encourage employees with health education, screening, motivational interviewing techniques We also are making a TV presentation on the in-house channel about the Nu-Val system, and we have made posters to use at City Market that encourage eating healthy meals at home, and promote our collaboration with City Market. More plans to come, also!

Age Group(s):
Children, Adolescents, Adults, Elderly

Site Type(s):
Other: Grocery Store

Health Indicator(s):
Health Education , Nutrition

Service Area:
Navajo

Keyword(s):
Capacity building or empowerment, Health literacy, Lifestyle coaching, Overweight and obesity

URL: N/A, but hope to have a site soon

Overall Cost: $50.00

Name: Dianne Bonebrake/Ti Youth Healthy Weight Team
Site or Location Name: Shiprock Service Unit
Address:
PO Box 160
Shiprock, NM 87420
Email: dianne.bonebrake@ihs.gov
Phone: 505 368-7338