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Objective 5: Increase healthy eating among people in Minnesota.

STRATEGIES

5.1 Advocate for sustained funding for local and statewide health improvement programs.

5.2 Implement policy, system and environmental interventions that promote healthy eating.


See also the Minnesota Obesity Plan.

MEASURES


Adults who consume fruits and vegetables five or more times/dayi

TARGET
42.0 %
BASELINE
22.0 %

6th Graders who report consuming at least five fruits, fruit juices or vegetables the previous dayii

TARGET
37.0 %
BASELINE
20.6 %

9th Graders who report consuming at least five fruits, fruit juices or vegetables the previous dayii

TARGET
26.0 %
BASELINE
18.1 %

12th Graders who report consuming at least five fruits, fruit juices or vegetables the previous day9ii

TARGET
23.0 %
BASELINE
17.3 %

i. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), CDC; MDH, Minnesota Center for Health Statistics (MCHS) and Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Prevalence and trends data, 2009

ii. MDH, MCHS. Minnesota student survey statewide tables, 2010