Creating a healthier future through nutrition security, one meal at a time.
Balanced is a nutrition security and public health advocacy organization. We're committed to preventing and reducing the impact of diet-related, food-system created chronic disease. We're focused on improving the balance between health-promoting and disease-causing foods on menus in schools, hospitals, offices, universities, and other critical community institutions. Learn more.
We partner with every-day people from around to provide the training and support they need to become healthy-menu advocates in their own communities.
Institutional Outreach and Support
We work alongside our partner institutions to provide resources and find solutions that address the most common barriers standing in the way of healthier menus.
We collaborate with community leaders and policymakers to design evidence-based nutrition policy that makes it easier for more people in more places to find health-promoting foods.
Focus on Fiber
97% of Americans fail to consume the minimum recommended amount of fiber and our health is suffering as a result. Skyrocketing rates of preventable chronic illnesses like heart disease, type-2 diabetes, and high cholesterol are affecting people younger than ever before.
That's why Balanced launched our Focus on Fiber campaign to spread awareness and inspire action leading to stronger nutrition policies in our schools and communities.