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Healthy Food at Schools

Creating a healthier food environment at school is a key strategy for reducing childhood obesity. This US-based webinar provides an overview of how policy, systems and environmental strategies can improve the food landscape in schools, including strategies for ensuring healthy beverages in school vending machines, increasing access to fresh drinking water, restricting non-nutritious food and beverage advertising on school grounds, and establishing a “healthy food zone” in school neighborhood. The presentation notes can be found here.

Resource Information

Date

August 13, 2013

Author

ChangeLab Solutions

Type

Webinar

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, School

Age

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

Topic

Food Environment

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International

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