Healthy Eating

The best healthy eating programs combine multiple approaches to impacting employee behaviors.

These include:

  • Policy/Environmental changes with motivational and promotional events.
    • For example: label healthy foods in the worksite, support healthy food options at agency events.
  • Education.
    • For example: Self-help and cooking
  • Social support.
    • For example: group goals, community plans.

Executing all components of a comprehensive healthy eating initiative simultaneously can be difficult and resource-intensive. Instead, begin implementing the activities below in steps and work towards a complete program over time.

The plate method

Healthy Eating Resources

Policy/environmental supports for healthy eating

Café/Cafeteria and Vending

Healthy Eating Resources

Meetings and Events

Farm to Work

Social Support