Provide nutrition information on menus and signboards at restaurants and other food outlets
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Some Evidence" and "Diet and Exercise"
Limit access to competitive foods and beverages in schools via restrictions on foods that are not provided through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program.
Address nutrition in schools via educational (e.g., classroom or curricula-wide efforts, peer training, etc.), environmental (e.g., school menus, classroom snacks, etc.), and other approaches
Create contracts that support community access to existing facilities (e.g., schools, churches, etc.) before or after business hours; also called joint use, open use, or community use agreements
Increase the price of sugar sweetened beverages (e.g., soda) by adding an excise or sales tax to the current price
Increase the price of snack products high in sugar and fat by adding an excise or sales tax to the current price
Make water readily available in various settings via regular placement of drinking fountains, water coolers, bottled water in vending machines, etc.
Support Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs, which provide WIC and Senior Nutrition Program participants with coupons for fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables
Support breastfeeding via private, well-equipped lactation spaces in workplaces, along with breastfeeding breaks, flexible schedules, professional lactation support, etc.