The SD Department of Health Healthier Vending and Snack Bar Policy Project was developed to provide businesses with assistance and guidelines for incorporating healthier food and drink options in vending machines and snack bars at their worksites. The below evaluation reports were developed by a third party evaluator and assess the project’s extent of success using reports and data from the worksite grantees.
A Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) focusing on physical inactivity among adults aged 50 years and older in the United States.
Accompanies the State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, 2014, and provides a summary of state-specific data and potential actions that the state health department can take to enhance access to places for physical activity.
Presents state-level information on physical activity behaviors and on environmental and policy supports for physical activity.
The Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan was developed to guide the work of the South Dakota Department of Health and the HealthySD Stakeholders to help South Dakotans be more physically active and eat healthier foods. The plan identifies evidence-based objectives, strategies, and activities to create a sustainable obesity prevention system that focuses on policy, environment, and system changes that support and encourage healthy behavior.
This guide is the centerpiece of Go4Life®, the National Institute on Aging’s national campaign to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
Find the latest statistics on adult and childhood obesity in the United States.
Get with the plan that is clinically proven to significantly reduce blood pressure! This booklet from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute contains a week’s worth of sample menus and recipes recalculated using 2005 nutrient content data. The plan features plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other foods that are heart healthy and lower in salt/sodium. Also contains additional information on weight loss and physical activity. Download the PDF or view online.
Diabetes resource fact sheets on Surveillance, Chronic Kidney Disease and Complications due to Diabetes.
Survey results from a poll regarding fruit and vegetable consumption amongst South Dakota families with children under 18 years of age.
Survey results from a poll to explore attitudes and behavior regarding the purchase and consumption of produce in South Dakota.