The Eating Healthy Messaging Toolkit is developed for individuals, partners and organizations that are interested in incorporating targeted, evidence-based messaging into their communication strategies. Providing measures to implement healthier eating habits will help to prevent the dangerous long-term effects of poor nutrition, including a variety of cancers, such as liver and colorectal cancer.2 Healthy eating habits can also help prevent risk of heart disease, type-2 diabetes, and obesity.
The toolkit provides guidelines for the use of messaging on various social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Eating Healthy Social Messaging (Excel spreadsheet)
Eating Healthy Graphics (15.6mb zip file)
Eating Healthy Poster (pdf)
If you run a social media account and want to provide messaging to your audiences, the Social Messaging sheet is a great resource to provide messaging on various themes such as:
- general recommendations
- eating healthy FAQ's
To make your messaging more locally relevant, some posts will have bolded placeholders so that you can customize the post for your own event or activity.
The messaging contained in the sheet has been optimized for character-limit for usage across most major social channels. For additional tips and tools, there is a list of helpful links at the bottom of the page.