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Improving the food environment in UK schools: policy opportunities and challenges.

Abstract:

Childhood obesity and nutrition are high on the UK policy agenda because of their association with chronic illnesses and related costs. In 2007, to improve children's nutrition, the Government introduced new standards for all school food sources, including products sold from vending machines. Our research explores the factors influencing schools' decisions and children's food choices in relation to vending machines. We conducted in-depth interviews with staff and pupils in one English Local E...

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Publisher copy:
10.1057/jphp.2010.9

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Surender, R More by this author
Journal:
Journal of public health policy
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
212-226
Publication date:
2010-07-05
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EISSN:
1745-655X
ISSN:
0197-5897
URN:
uuid:7d3e3ad2-6fb3-4490-9f2f-986bb99b2a91
Source identifiers:
163692
Local pid:
pubs:163692

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