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Where has all the chocolate gone? A national survey assesses the effects of recent legislation to improve the nutritional quality of English secondary-school vending.

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OBJECTIVE: Obesity levels are rising in almost all parts of the world, including the UK. School food offers children in Great Britain between 25 % and 33 % of their total daily energy, with vending typically offering products high in fat, salt or sugar. Government legislation of 2007 to improve the quality of school food now restricts what English schools can vend. In assessing the effect of this legislation on the quality of English secondary-school vending provision, the response of school...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s136898001000371x

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public health nutrition Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
8
Pages:
1394-1402
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
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uuid:0bf95d68-4e97-4207-bec5-2e2d062922ff
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163598
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pubs:163598

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