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A detailed report published by Public Health Ontario (PHO) as an evidence primer to inform the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care panel in the planning of a provincial obesity reduction strategy.
This presents a few possible courses of action for municipalities wishing to improve the food environment of children by limiting the presence of fast-food restaurants near schools, with the objective of promoting public health and well-being through sound land-use planning and an appropriate spatial distribution of commercial uses.
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.
This US-based policy brief explores: the consequences of bias, bias in employment, bias in health care, bias in education, current law and policy recommendations, and common arguments against policy and responses.
This BC-based program was a community intervention aimed to empower families of overweight and obese children to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.
The ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (formerly the Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card) is the most comprehensive assessment of child and youth physical activity in Canada, and is based on data from peer-reviewed research.
Joint review and recommendations for using the World Health Organization's (WHO) updated growth charts produced by Dietitians of Canada, Canadian Paediatric Society, The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Community Health Nurses of Canada and supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Snapshot of obesity in Canada using data analyzed by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Supports need for a population health approach to obesity.
This report outlines recommendations from the Healthy Kids Panel to assist the provincial government in developing a healthy kids strategy to combat obesity and positively influence children's health.

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