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Healthier Vending Machines & Snack Bars in SD Worksites: Grantee Evaluation

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.

2015-2016 Grantee Evaluation

2016-2017 Grantee Evaluation

2017-2018 Grantee Evaluation

3 Year Cumulative Evaluation

SD Nutrition & Physical Activity State Plan

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.

DASH = Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

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.