Promising Practices: Healthy Vending Policies: A Youth-Involved Initiative to Improve Healthy Eating

This brief report discusses NorthPoint Health and Wellness' efforts to change the contents of vending machines in North Minneapolis. They worked with vending companies to offer more healthy vending options. The report includes a literature review of best practices to increase healthy eating, impacts of healthy vending policies, and lessons learned.

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Authors

Leung, Jocelyn

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7 p.

Project Information

Health Equity in Prevention

The Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota provided funding to organizations through the Health Equity in Prevention initiative to advance health equity through policy, systems, and environmental changes. Wilder Research conducted a review of tools than can assess organizational capacity to advance health equity. Evaluation work included conducting ripple effect mapping discussions with HEiP-funded organizations to understand project impacts. Reports also highlight policy work and lessons learned.

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