Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Scientifically Supported", "Diet and Exercise", and "Business"
Offer exercise classes (e.g., yoga, Tai Chi, cycling, etc.) and fitness program support in community centers, senior centers, fitness, and community wellness centers
Build, strengthen, and maintain social networks that provide supportive relationships for behavior change through walking groups or other community-based interventions
Assign higher costs to non-nutritious foods than nutritious foods via incentives, subsidies, or price discounts for healthy foods and beverages or disincentives or price increases for unhealthy choices
Combine educational, environmental, and behavioral activities that increase physical activity and improve nutrition (e.g., nutrition education, aerobic/strength training, dietary prescriptions, etc.) in various settings
Offer young children opportunities to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity by providing fresh fruits and vegetables, incorporating physical activity into daily classroom routines, etc.
Modify local environments to support physical activity, increase access to new or existing facilities for physical activity, or build new facilities
Place motivational signs on or near stairwells, elevators, and escalators that encourage individuals to use stairs
Use educational, environmental, and behavioral strategies to improve food choices and physical activity opportunities in worksite settings, also called workplace health programs