American Heart Association National Walking Day was a hit, Next on the Challenge List: Healthy Workplace
Announcing a new addition to our CACFPtac: Group 3 Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit and Fit Friendly Worksite
The American Heart Association’s Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit was created to help organizations improve their food environment and promote a culture of health. It provides practical action steps and suggestions that are easy to understand and apply. In addition to specific guidance and nutrition standards for beverages, snacks and meals, topics addressed in the toolkit include healthy eating, creating a culture of health, how leadership and management can be involved, special events, meetings, vending machines, healthier cooking methods, resources and links, and a glossary of terms. Fit Friendly Worksite offers a suite of evidence-based tools to help you maximize your current employee health program. You can a) assess your programs and supporting workplace environment, b) consult resources to make improvements, c) engage your employees with tools and trackers to reach ideal cardiovascular health, d) access reports to monitor progress, and e) qualify for recognition from the American Heart Association.