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Community-based Programs or Interventions that Support Vegetable and Fruit Intake in Children and Youth in Ontario

The purpose of this resource is to share Ontario-based examples of comprehensive, community programs or interventions to increase vegetable and fruit consumption, among children, youth and families to support the Healthy Kids Community Challenge in Ontario. Highlighted in this resource is a selection of programs and interventions that target healthy eating behaviour change, specifically increasing vegetable and fruit intake among children. This resource is also available in French.

Resource Information

Date

November 30, 2016

Author

Colburn E, Roblin L, Smith D.

Type

Example/Component

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community Garden, Community Kitchen, Community-at-large, Farmers Market, Food Bank, Grocery/Retail, Home, Long-term Care, Mobile Vending, Primary Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School, Workplace

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Literacy, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario)

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