Impact of Healthy Food Procurement Policies/Programs and Nutrition Standards on Sales, Intake, and Availability of Healthier Food, and Body Weight Status
This US-based evidence summary provides a synopsis of the evidence on the impact of healthy food procurement policies and nutrition standards on sales, intake, and availability of healthier food, as well as Body Mass Index (BMI) as an indicator of weight status (overweight/obesity). The evidence summary includes selected case studies illustrate how healthy food procurement policies are implemented and lessons learned from such processes, as well as a review of study limitations and considerations for future research in this area.
July 1, 2014
Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Primary Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International