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 Healthy Eating: Current Initiatives

The Minneapolis Health Department is partnering with worksites, schools, childcare settings, clinics and communities to help Minneapolis residents eat healthier food.

  

Raised Bed Garden    Community Gardens

      Giving residents the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables

 

  

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    Healthy Food in Schools

      Helping all Minneapolis schools create healthier food environments for students

  

 

Healthy Living Logo    Community-Driven Change

      Supporting residents to create healthier environments in their communities

  

 

Healthy Worksites Pic      Healthy Food in Worksites

        Assisting employers in creating healthier work environments for employees 

 

 

 

Staple Foods      Staple Foods Ordinance

        Increasing healthy food options at licensed grocery stores

 


 

Past Projects

Healthy Eating     EBT at Farmers Markets

 

Vending Machine Pic    Healthy Vending in Parks

 

Fruits Veggies    Healthy Corner Stores

 

 

 

 

Food Shelf Pic    Healthy Food Shelves

 

 

 

 

Healthy Restaurant Pic     Healthy Restaurant Program

 

 

 

 

Healthy Meals Pic      Healthy Meals Coalition

        

 

 

 

Healthy Eating Contributes to Good Health

Good nutrition can help people maintain a healthy weight and prevent health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. According to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, a healthy eating plan:

Explore healthy eating tips and resources:

 

 

 

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Last updated Jan 20, 2017