In the United States, employees spend an average of 5.5 hours per week in meetings. From small working lunches, to big presentations, our Healthy Meeting Guide outlines simple steps you can take to incorporate healthy food and physical activity into your meetings. By following these guidelines, you can set an example for others and, most importantly, improve your own health and the health of your employees.
Maintaining a healthy diet at work is easier said than done. While vending machines, cafeterias and concession stands are convenient options when it comes to a quick meal, typically these snack foods and beverages are high in sugar, sodium and calories – leaving employees feeling lethargic post-lunch.
The term “healthy vending” can refer to vending machines, concession stands and other food retail locations where packaged or prepared food is sold.
New “healthy vending” policies aim to improve the nutritional quality of these foods and beverages and allow customers to make informed food choices. Healthy vending strategies include:
If you have implemented, or are interested in implementing healthy vending in your workplace, email email@example.com or call (702) 759-1270.
Healthy Vending Toolkit (PDF) – Southern Nevada Health District
Healthy Vending Guide (PDF) – Nemours® Health Prevention Services
Healthier Choices for Public Places – Center for Science in the Public Interest
Making Change: A Guide to Healthier Vending for Municipalities (PDF) – ChangeLab Solutions
Healthy Vending and Concessions – Public Health Law Center
Health and Sustainability Guidelines for Federal Concessions and Vending Operations (PDF) – CDC
Promoting Healthy Food & Beverage Choices in Parks & Rec. Facilities (PDF) – Public Health Law Center
Point of Purchase Signage (PDF) – Snack Smart and Rethink Your Drink.
A Guide to Creating Healthy Menu Options (PDF) – Southern Nevada Health District
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The adage is true — old habits ARE hard to break. And for most people, riding the elevator is an old habit. Some people even forget that there are stairs! Posting motivational signs at the places where people have a choice between the stairs and elevator is an important aspect of encouraging people to use the stairs.
Click on one of the posters below to download a printer-friendly 11×17 PDF:
For more tips on how to encourage employees to take the stairs, visit the CDC’s StairWELL to Better Health and Change Lab Solutions’ Opening Up Stairwells for Physical Activity.