Eat Your Best

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In 2018, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched the “Eat Your Best” Initiative, which is designed to help promote and implement plant-based cooking in workplaces and other food settings to reduce sodium in prepared foods.

Click here for information on how you can reduce your sodium intake.


Free resources available for organizations:

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  • “Eat Your Best” Poster
  • Recipe Booklet with 20+ Recipes
  • Salad Bar Toolkit
  • Technical Assistance

For additional information, email EatYourBest@ph.lacounty.gov.


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Modernizing Your Salad Bar
Learn how to re-imagine your cafeteria salad bar.
Putting Plant-Based Dishes on the Menu
Learn how to promote plant-based menu.
Evaluating Your Progress
Find evaluation tools and strategies that work for you.

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SELECTED RESOURCES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Sodium Reduction in Communities Program https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/programs/sodium_reduction.htm
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, Journal Articles https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/pubs/journal_articles.htm
U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dietary Guidelines for Americans https://www.cnpp.usda.gov/2015-2020-dietary-guidelines-americans
Mugavero, KL, Gunn JP, Dunet DO, Bowman BA, Sodium Reduction: an important public health strategy for heart health https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4450095/
Institute of Medicine, Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK50956/
Wickramasekaran, RN, Gase LN, Green G, Wood W, Kuo T Consumer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of Sodium Intake and Reduction Strategies in Los Angeles County: Results of an Internet Panel Survey (2014-2015) http://www.cjhp.org/volume14Issue2_2016/documents/35-44_Kuo_CJHP2016_Issue2.pdf

Free Recipes

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