Student Ambassadors at the New Jersey Institute for Food Nutrition and Health (IFNH), Bill Cornelius and Taylor Palm (SEBS ’16), attended the 2015 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) in Nashville, TN in October. As Nutritional Science undergrads-Dietetics option, these IFNH ambassadors had the honor of presenting a research poster at the conference. Their research project, The Phrase that Plays, determined the most effective phrase to entice college-aged students to interact with their monthly nutritional education booths. A baseline of no intervention and three phrases (“would you like to win a prize,” “would you like to play a nutrition game,” and “would you like to learn about nutrition”) were used on 1,477 students. The results indicated a prize-focused phrase to be the most successful in getting students to participate in a nutrition education booth. The students’ poster can be viewed here.
/ / / IFNH Student Ambassadors Present Research Poster at National Nutrition Conference