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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 US-based issue brief examines the evidence on how food, beverage, restaurant, and entertainment companies have used brand mascots and cartoon media characters to influence children’s diet and health.
This report outlines three recommendations, formulated by a committee of experts, to create the conditions to enable Quebec schools to offer all young people the opportunity to develop their food and cooking competencies and experience the pleasure of healthy eating.
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 teacher’s guide for grades 3, 4 and 5 provides information, activities, and games to help incorporate learning about vegetables into school lesson plans.
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.
Memorandum issued by the Ministry of Education to document the changes to Ontario’s School Food and Beverage Policy (PPM150). The policy was announced in January 2010 and took effect on September 1, 2011. This memorandum is also available in French.
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.

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