Encourage the selection and consumption of healthier food choices through strategic placement and advertising.
Promote Healthy Nutritional Messaging (1 point)
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Advertisements for foods and beverages within the project boundary meet the following requirements:
Sugar-sweetened beverages are not marketed or promoted.
Deep-fried food options are not marketed or promoted.
Designated eating areas or common areas contain at least three different instances of messaging per project that communicate at least one of the following:
Encouragement of the consumption of whole, natural foods.
Encouragement of the consumption of drinking water.
Note: Nutritional messaging can take the form of prominent displays such as educational posters, brochures or other visual media.Part 2
Implement Healthy Menu Design (1 point)
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The following requirements are met if foods are sold or provided on a daily basis within the project boundary:
A description of the nutritional criteria used to identify healthy menu items is submitted through WELL Online. Nutritional criteria should be based on dietary, scientific or medical evidence or guidelines.
On menus and menu boards, healthy menu items are presented according to at least three of the following promotion strategies:
- Included as the default options throughout the menu (e.g., a salad is the default side instead of fries or chips).
- Listed using appealing descriptions.
- Visually highlighted through icons, different colors or bolding.
- Listed first in each menu section.
- Listed in prominent areas of the menu (e.g., the top, bottom, corners).
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