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Creating Vidant Health's Healthy Food Environment

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  • Ecology
  • Geography


This paper documents the steps Vidant Health took from 2003 to 2012 in creating a healthy food environment. It describes criteria for foods to be sold/provided to employees and visitors. It provides a rationale for selecting calories as the primary criteria in defining a healthy food as well as price leveraging. It describes the corporate policy that was created to support this environmental change

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