Quality statement 3: Prominent placement of healthy options
Adults see healthy food and drink choices displayed prominently in local authority and NHS venues.
Local authorities and NHS organisations can set an example by ensuring that healthy food and drink choices are promoted in their venues. Prominent positioning will help to ensure that people will consider healthier options when they are choosing food and drink.
Evidence that local authority and NHS venues make arrangements to display healthy food and drink options in prominent positions.
Data source: Local data collection.
Local authorities and NHS organisations ensure that healthy food and drink choices are displayed in prominent positions in their venues.
Adults can easily find healthy foods and drinks when using catering facilities in local authority or NHS venues such as hospitals, clinics and leisure centres.
Food and drink that helps people to meet Public Health England's eatwell plate advice, and that does not contain high levels of salt, fat, saturated fat or sugar. Public Health England's Healthier, more sustainable catering: information for those involved in purchasing food and drink provides definitions for low, medium and high levels of fat, saturates, sugars and salt per portion/serving size for food and drink. The Change4Life website gives suggestions for healthy food and drink alternatives.