Policies & Programs, filtered by "Diet and Exercise"
Policies and programs that can improve health
Establish a break from the school day, typically before lunch, that involves planned, inclusive, actively supervised games or activities; also called semi-structured, or structured recess
Offer group educational, social, or physical activities that promote social interactions, regular attendance, and community involvement among older adults
Establish a framework to increase walking and biking trails and improve connectivity of non-auto paths and trails in a particular area
Engage health care professionals, lay health workers, and others to increase breastfeeding initiation, exclusive breastfeeding, and duration of breastfeeding
Restrict child-focused advertising for unhealthy foods and beverages via bans on unhealthy food and drink ads during children’s TV programs, product placement in children’s movies, etc.
Support college-based behavioral education interventions that work towards a pattern of healthy eating and physical activity over the long-term
Offer exercise classes (e.g., yoga, Tai Chi, cycling, etc.) and fitness program support in community centers, senior centers, fitness, and community wellness centers
Establish and support land that is gardened or cultivated by community members via community land trusts, gardening education, zoning regulation changes, or service provision (e.g., water or waste disposal)
Establish shared kitchen spaces that support licensed, commercial food processing and connect specialty food processors, farmers, and others who produce value-added goods
Use shared kitchen spaces where community members share knowledge, resources, and labor to prepare, cook, and consume food, often with nutrition education for participants experiencing food insecurity