Development of tools, methodologies and educational strategies to encourage the consumption of a mediterranian diet in families with school-age children.

The SWITCHtoHEALTHY project aims to increase the adherence to the Mediterranean diet of families with school-age children through tools and methodologies such as mobile applications, innovative educational strategies by participating schools and healthy snacks based on plant foods.

SWITCHtoHEALTHY aims, in this way, to empower the citizens of the Mediterranean to make more informed decisions about the healthiest and most sustainable foods for their health and planet’s.

Eurecat participates in the project through its Nutrition and Health Unit, which supports the design of healthy snacks, creates educational material for families and is in charge of the design and execution of the intervention study.

The consortium of the project is coordinated by the Italian company specialized in business innovation ENCO SRL and counts with the participation of more than 18 partners from Italy, Egypt, Spain, Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey, among which are universities, small and medium-sized companies, multinationals, as well as government agents and technological and research centers.

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SWITCHtoHEALTHY – Switching Mediterranean consumers to Mediterranean sustainable healthy dietary patterns

Programme and call for tender

Project funded by the PRIMA 2021 (Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area). PRIMA programme is supported by Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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