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Sugar, Heart Disease and Stroke – Position Statement

This position statement of the Heart & Stoke Foundation summarizes the evidence around sugar consumption, obesity, heart disease and stroke, and outlines recommendations for the public and governments at various levels in Canada.

Resource Information

Date

August 1, 2014

Author

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community Garden, Community Kitchen, Community-at-large, Farmers Market, Food Bank, Grocery/Retail, Home, Long-term Care, Mobile Vending, Primary Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School, Workplace

Age

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

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Literacy, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks

Language

English

Jurisdiction

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

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