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An Overview of Social Media Use in the Field of Public Health Nutrition: Benefits, Scope, Limitations, and a Latin American Experience


Examples of tweets posted by key health actors and CINyS supporting the adoption of the new FOPL system in Mexico from October 2019 through March 2020.

Figure.Timeline with selected tweets related to a discussion on the adoption of the new FOPL system in Mexico, October 2019 to March 2020. El Poder del Consumidor is a civil society that works for consumers’ rights, Alianza por la Salud Alimentaria is a group of organizations that work on actions against obesity and undernutrition, and Coalición ContraPESO is a civil society formed by 40 organizations that works on actions against obesity. Abbreviations: CINyS, Center for Nutrition and Health Research; FOPL, front-of-package labeling; WHO, World Health Organization.

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