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Healthy food guidelines

When we eat well, we are more alert, more productive, our moods are more stable. We perform better whether we are learning, working, or playing.

A healthy food environment  - at home, at the office, at the park - supports individual responsibility by making the healthy choice the easy choice.


At work

Healthy eating in the workplace is a key component of workplace wellness. Healthy employees are happier, produce better quality work, and have better attendance rates. There are many ways we can create a supportive healthy eating environment.

Eat Smart Meet Smart provides resources to assist meeting organizers with the decisions required around what foods are provided at meetings and conferences. Includes how to accommodate allergies and other diet requirements.

Public buildings in BC including health facilities, BC government facilities and universities/colleges must ensure that foods offered in vending machines meet the Nutritional Guidelines for Vending Machines in BC Public Buildings.

At play

At school

BC public schools must follow nutrition criteria for all food and beverage sales.  Review all Interior Health's school nutrition resources.

Supporting resources

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As a step towards reconciliation, Interior Health acknowledges the land that we live, work, and play on as the traditional territories of the Dakelh Dene, Ktunaxa, Nlaka’pamux, Secwepemc, St’at’imc, Syilx and Tsilhqot’in peoples. It is with humility that we continue to strengthen our relationships with the First Nation, Métis, and Inuit peoples of the interior.
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