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Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environments: a proposed Government Healthy Food Environment Policy Index.

Abstract:

Government action is essential to increase the healthiness of food environments and reduce obesity, diet-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and their related inequalities. This paper proposes a monitoring framework to assess government policies and actions for creating healthy food environments. Recommendations from relevant authoritative organizations and expert advisory groups for reducing obesity and NCDs were examined, and pertinent components were incorporated into a comprehensive...

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Publisher copy:
10.1111/obr.12073

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Swinburn, B More by this author
Vandevijvere, S More by this author
Snowdon, W More by this author
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Journal:
Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Volume:
14 Suppl 1
Issue:
S1
Pages:
24-37
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1467-789X
ISSN:
1467-7881
URN:
uuid:e8f012a5-c613-48f5-8555-1f0b5e8c8866
Source identifiers:
435188
Local pid:
pubs:435188

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