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Indicators for a Healthy Food and Built Environment in the City of Buffalo – Where We Are and Where We Need To Go

This US-based policy brief provides and describes a set of indicators measures factors in the built and food environment that impact the ability of youth to eat well and live an active lifestyle. Provides are 16 indicators to help gauge Buffalo’s progress towards the goal of creating a healthier food and built environment for youth. Each indicator presented features a baseline number for and a 5-year goal and each measure also carries with it an explanation of its importance and sample visual representation.

Resource Information

Date

October 1, 2013

Author

Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab

Type

Toolkit

Setting

Community Kitchen, Community-at-large, School

Age

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

Topic

Food Environment, Healthy Eating

Language

English

Jurisdiction

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

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