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This US-based evidence brief explores the importance of increasing drinking water access in schools, the challenges to increasing access, and four strategies to help increase access to drinking water in schools.
This US-based evidence summary examines the impact of school food policies and interventions on students’ fruit and vegetable intake and students’ body mass index (BMI) or body weight outcomes.
This environmental scan provides an snapshot of the availability of healthy food choices currently offered in municipal recreational facilities and public spaces in Grey Bruce county. Municipalities can utilize the Grey Bruce Action Plan to address barriers, develop consistent policies, create business plans and collaborate on projects.
This report provides an overview of the rationale, method, limitations and results of a survey to better understand the purchasing behaviours and opinions of Grey Bruce Public Health Region recreation space users and identify barriers and opportunities to increasing the availability of healthy choices.
This US-based research review provides an overview of changes to obesity-prevention policies and guidance that have occurred over the past 5 years and a review of the impact that these interventions have had in the early care and education setting on promoting a healthy diet, adequate physical activity, and reduced screen time. In Canada, please refer to Canada's Food Guide and to the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for recommendations for the early years, children and youth.
This position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides recommended benchmarks for early care and education programs to meet children’s nutrition needs and promote children’s optimal growth in safe and healthy environments. (Please note that this is an American resource. In Canada, nutrition standards should be based on Canada’s Food Guide.)
An updated report, published by Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), providing clinical best practice guidelines for the primary prevention of childhood obesity.

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