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Policies and Guidelines Shaping the School Food Environment – A Review of the Literature

This literature review provides a description of current policies and guidelines in Canada and around the world, that affect the food environment inside of schools. The effectiveness of these initiatives on improving the health of children and youth are also described in terms of policy implementation, adherence, and evaluation.

Resource Information

Date

August 1, 2015

Author

Phorson, J.

Type

Example/Component, Report

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, School

Age

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

Topic

Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Healthy Eating, Nutrients

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Provincial, National

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