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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.

Resource Information

Date

July 1, 2014

Author

Power Up!

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Primary Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Weight | Obesity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International

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