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This fact sheet outlines the impacts of the shift from a traditional diet, consisting of a wide variety of highly nutritious foods harvested and gathered from the land and water, to a nontraditional diet based on commercially processed and packaged foods that are low in nutritional value.
These nutrition standards created by the Region of Peel, outline the minimum nutrition criteria for food and beverages sold in settings other than schools. They are used in organizations with supportive food environments to make a healthy choice the easy choice, ultimately reducing chronic conditions and diseases.
This literature review seeks to explore current policies and guidelines in Canada and around the world, that affect the food environment inside of schools and the effectiveness of these initiatives on improving the health of children and youth.
The purpose of this discussion paper is to examine policy options to support healthy food environments within a public and population health context.It focuses on highly relevant policy options for healthier food environments.
This US-based toolkit provides applications, materials publications and referral to training available on the Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS) which measures community and consumer nutrition environments - including the type and location of food outlets, availability of healthful choices and information, pricing, promotion, and placement of healthier food products.
This pilot report provides an overview of a process that was used to improve access to healthier food and beverages in a workplace. The lessons learned can serve as a guide for workplaces that are looking to offer healthier choices and reduce the amount of less healthy food that is offered and sold in the workplace.
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.

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