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Supporting individuals

Businesses can also take action to help their people make positive changes to their own food choices. 

  • Establish a regular healthy shared lunch so people can swap healthy food and healthy food ideas – get some ideas at myfamily.kiwi.
  • Work with staff to start a healthy breakfast club.
  • Include healthy recipes in staff communications and encourage staff to share them.
  • Hold regular learning lunches for staff, including topics such as food safety, how to read food labels, cooking for kids, understanding the new Health Star Rating for packaged food.
  • Promote eating well by putting up posters and putting out pamphlets in break rooms that educate and inspire workers to eat healthily.
  • Download/order in hardcopy and distribute the Ministry of Health's Eat Healthy Food and Move More Every Day brochure.
  • Hold a competition for the healthiest, tastiest recipe from staff, then compile a recipe book from the contributions.
  • Offer cooking classes to teach staff healthy recipes – comes with a side dish of team building!
  • Encourage participation in local and national healthy eating initiatives, such as 5+ a Day.

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