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Impact of Childcare Physical Activity (PA) and Nutrition Policies and Interventions on PA, Consumption of Healthier Foods, and Body Weight Outcomes

This US-based evidence summary examines the impact of physical activity and nutrition policies and interventions in childcare and preschool settings on physical activity levels, consumption of healthier foods and body weight outcomes. The development of policies and interventions in these settings may be a promising strategy in the prevention of overweight and obesity.

Resource Information

Date

October 1, 2015

Author

Power Up for Health

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Children's Service/Child Care

Age

Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Physical Activity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National, International

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