Healthy Eating Policy for Golf Newfoundland Labrador

Policy No. PO-01-15
Effective Date: 01-15-2015
Last Revised: N/A
Policy Owner: Board of Directors of Golf Newfoundland Labrador

1. Reason for Policy

Golf Newfoundland Labrador (GNL) is concerned about health issues and the Board of Directors, Junior Committee, as well as many of its membership are interested in choosing healthier foods and beverages, being physical active, staying tobacco-free, caring for environment, and supporting local products.  

2. Policy Statement

What we eat and our level of physical activity can be positively influenced by healthy and supportive policies where we, live learn, work and play.  

Food such as vegetables, fruit, whole grains, lower fat milk products and leaner meats help to prevent chronic diseases.  A Provincial Sport Organization (PSO), supportive of healthy food and beverage choices helps create and maintain healthy individuals.  

Offering healthy choices is important in striving for a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, effective January 1st, 2015 when food and beverages are served at GNL operated events the organization will follow the healthy eating policy.

3. Scope

This policy applies to all Golf Newfoundland Labrador (Golf NL) operated events, unless stated otherwise. 

4. Procedures

We will do our best to: 

  • A. Serve vegetables and fruit more often
  • B. Offer a variety of whole grain products
  • C. Offer skim, 1%, 2% milk and/or plain water
  • D. Offer lower fat milk alternatives (yogurt, cheese) 
  • E. Provide smaller portion sizes 
  • F. Choose green options when possible 

And always encourage healthy options. 

5. Policy History

Revision DateAuthorDescription
01-15-2021Board of Directors of Golf Newfoundland LabradorAdopted