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Assessing the existing evidence base on school food and nutrition policies: a scoping review

This report by the World Health Organization presents the results of a scoping review conducted in 2019 to identify and map existing evidence on the effects of school food and nutrition policies on health-related outcomes in children of school age. School-based food and nutrition interventions were assessed in terms of the impacts in all four key policy areas, namely – the school community, the school curriculum, the school food and nutrition environment, and school nutrition and health services.

Resource Information

Date

May 4, 2021

Author

World Health Organization

Type

Report

Setting

School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Food Security & Access to Food, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

National, International

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