NashVitality is the spirit of our healthy city. It's the spirit creating places where all residents thrive in healthy communities.
Easy access to nutritious foods can have a profound impact on creating a healthier city. Where we live, learn, work, worship and play affects our choices, and having healthy options readily available can lead to better overall health – something that benefits all of us.
Whether a Healthy Corner Store, or a new school or community garden, Nashville is growing healthy places by increasing access to nutritious food in neighborhoods throughout our city.
Eating Healthy Food
REAL Certified is a nationally recognized mark of excellence for food service establishments and facilities committed to nutrition and sustainability. REAL Certified is a program of the United States Healthful Food Council.
By partnering and supporting food service operators, REAL Certified realigns the food service industry’s interest with the consumer’s nutrition best interest.
- Responsible: Food should provide nutritional benefit.
- Epicurean: Food preparation should enhance the quality of the food and the dining experience.
- Agricultural: Food should come from the safest, highest quality sources.
- Leadership: Food purveyors should enable better choices.
For more information regarding REAL Certified or finding establishments that are certified, visit Eat REAL Tennessee