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Using Urban Planning to Offer a Healthy Food Environment around Schools

This report provides information about the influence of fast food outlets and convenience stores near schools; their influence on the eating habits of school children and youth in Quebec; and a range of policy options for municipalities can take action with urban planning to limit the establishment of fast food outlets in the vicinity of schools.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2014

Author

Association pour la santé publique du Québec

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, School

Age

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

Topic

Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment

Language

English

Jurisdiction

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

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