Describes five key elements of a healthy diet.
Describes reducing sodium in food service operations in health care facilities owned and operated by B.C. health authorities and lessons learned.
Estimating the Potential Health Impact and Costs of Implementing a Local Policy for Food Procurement to Reduce the Consumption of Sodium in the County of Los Angeles
Uses health impact assessment methods to simulate levels of reduction in the sodium content of food served by Los Angeles County. Analysis predicts that adults would consume, on average, 233 fewer milligrams of sodium each day, if specific food procurement sodium strategies were implemented and models impact on blood pressure, cases of uncontrolled hypertension, and […]
Includes links to implementation and training guidance for implementing sodium reduction in foodservice settings.
CDC’s Sodium Reduction in Communities Program: Evaluating Differential Effects in Food Service Settings, 2013–2016
Evaluation results on sodium reduction of CDC-funded state and local health departments implementing policies including food standards among institutional food settings.
Population-level interventions in government jurisdictions for dietary sodium reduction: a Cochrane Review
Describes the impact of population-level dietary sodium reduction interventions and concludes that multicomponent initiatives taking a structural approach (such as public procurement policies), have the potential to reduce dietary salt intake.
Resources to support implementation and evaluation of nutrition standards in childcare site, schools, hospitals and workplaces.
Guide to implementing the US Food Service Guidelines, including cafeterias, concession stands, snack bars, and vending machines; includes link to Smart Food Choices (Assessment Tool, page 30).