The Minneapolis Health Department is partnering with worksites, schools, childcare settings, clinics and communities to help Minneapolis residents eat healthier food.
Increasing healthy food options at licensed grocery stores
Giving residents the opportunity to grow their own fruits and vegetables
Healthy Eating Contributes to Good Health
Good nutrition can help people maintain a healthy weight and prevent health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. According to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, a healthy eating plan:
Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products
Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts
Is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars
Stays within your daily calorie needs
Explore healthy eating tips and resources:
CDC’s Nutrition Resources
Aim for 5-A-Day of fruits and vegetables
The Food Pyramid is now My Plate
US Dietary Guidelines for Americans – Finding Your Way to a Healthier You
City of Minneapolis Homegrown Minneapolis initiative
Healthy Food Shelf NetworkEvaluation Presentation
Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact 612-673-2301.
Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.
Last updated Aug 14, 2018