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The evolution of policy and actions to tackle obesity in England.

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Tackling obesity has been a policy priority in England for more than 20 years. Two formal government strategies on obesity in 2008 and 2011 drew together a range of actions and developed new initiatives to fill perceived gaps. Today, a wide range of policies are in place, including support for breastfeeding and healthy weaning practices, nutritional standards in schools, restrictions on marketing foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children, schemes to boost participation in sport, active tr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1111/obr.12093

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Rockefeller Foundation More from this funder
University of North Carolina Nutrition Transition Program More from this funder
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Publisher's website
Journal:
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity Journal website
Volume:
14 Suppl 2
Issue:
S2
Pages:
42-59
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1467-789X
ISSN:
1467-7881
URN:
uuid:3124649c-69d0-484d-ae15-7c4b3911f1c4
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437009
Local pid:
pubs:437009

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