2 Year Objective

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By January 2018, launch an electronic version of a nutrition standards toolbox with four toolkits as a resource for state government, institutions and private sector on the Healthy Active Arkansas website.

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Provide training on nutrition standards and use of the toolbox to top 10 employers in the state by June 2018.

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By January 2018, make the Food Service Guidelines for Federal Facilities available electronically on the Healthy Active Arkansas website.

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Develop and release healthy meeting guidelines implementation plan for state government, institutions and private sectors by June 2018.

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Evaluate the implentation of the healthy meeting guidelines plan and training by September 2018.

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Create survey to assess the adoption of nutrition guidelines in hospitals, churches and private sector by March 2019.


Healthy Vending Guidelines

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Implement Food Service Guidelines for Federal Facilities.

Action Steps
  • Create a distribution plan for the guidelines.
  • Implement the guidelines via multiple avenues, e.g. a pilot program, changes in organizational policy among different sectors.
  • Continually evaluate, adjust and identify best practices, and market success stories to other organizations.

Create a Healthy Culture

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Generate a culture of and a demand for healthier foods.

Action Steps
  • Create a marketing plan for healthier options that includes components such as differential pricing, product placement, messaging and taste-testing.
  • Increase awareness of the wide array of healthy, delicious, better-tasting options.
  • Work with vendors to provide healthy food and beverage options.
  • Phase in the sale/provision of foods and beverages to primarily healthy options.