Better for You - The Office of Military Community and Family Policy and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with service-level Morale, Welfare and Recreation representatives recommend the Better for You menu-labeling system in MWR-operated food outlets to highlight healthier menu choices. Military installations should provide dining environments that encourage good nutrition and offer healthy eating choices to help combat obesity. This toolkit contains the following marketing materials:
Initiative Program Fidelity Tool template - Program Fidelity Tools are short, checklist-style surveys tailored to each program implemented under the Healthy Base Initiative. The surveys assess fidelity on a semi-annual basis, as appropriate to the specific program, based on the intervention's HBI start date.
The Military Nutrition Environment Assessment Tool template - This tool, often referred to as m-NEAT, helps Department of Defense communities measure accessibility to healthy food options. Appraisals assess environmental factors and policies at the community level that support healthy eating.