Working within the community and after perceiving the needs of people, I decided to spare some time on 20th July 2018 and organised a health & nutrition information desk at a local community centre.
I targeted the busiest time of the day providing people with the information on Eatwell guide, healthy eating, reading food labels, hidden salts and benefits of fruits and veg, food groups, daily recommendations and many other aspects related to nutrition.
I believe we as registered professionals with specialist knowledge can make an impact. We should take some time off (small steps) perhaps on weekends to educate people on the importance of nutrition.
Results - people were happy with the provided information. Ready to make healthier changes provided they have the proper guidance. I agree that information is available on media, government websites and health organisations but sometimes taking little steps within the community in person helps goes a long way!!