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Eating Smart and Moving More: Planning Guide for Faith Communities

  • Who is it for?

    Faith communities and members, health department staff, Cooperative Extension Agents and community partners.

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded from this page. To order a copy click here.

  • How is it used?

    Provides guidance and tools for nutrition and physical activity programs in faith communities.

The Eating Smart and Moving More Planning Guide for Faith Communities helps faith communities in North Carolina make and sustain changes that promote healthy eating and physical activity.

This guide:

  • Provides step-by-step guidelines for starting and maintaining an Eating Smart and Moving More committee in your faith community.
  • Includes a Faith Community Health Assessment Survey and a Member Health and Interest Survey to learn more about members' health and the health of the faith community.
  • Provides information on potential policy changes, environmental supports and changes in practice as well as ready-to-use programs to promote healthy lifestyles.


Eating Smart and Moving More Planning Guide for Faith Communities
Faith Community Health Assessment Survey
Sample Healthy Eating Policy
Sample Physical Activity Policy
Faith Community Member Health and Interest Survey
Eating Smart and Moving More Poster
Ideas for Physical Activity Breaks in Meetings
Sample Program Plan
Eating Smart and Moving More Program Plan
Eating Smart and Moving More Certificate of Achievement

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