Review the evidence on policies for obesity and chronic disease prevention:

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Taxing Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

The influence of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages on consumption and body weight.

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Healthy Food and Beverages in Public Facilities

The impact of healthy food procurement policies / programs and nutrition standards on sales, intake and availability of healthier food and body weight status.

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School Food

The influence of school food policies on fruit and vegetable intake and body weight. 

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Healthy Food in Recreational Facilities

The latest research on healthy food environments in recreational facilities with a focus on Western Canada 

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School Physical Activity

The impact of school physical activity related policies and interventions on student physical activity levels, sedentary behaviours, and body weight outcomes.

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Economic Incentives

The impact of economic incentives on the sale and consumption of healthier foods, as well as BMI or body weight outcomes.

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Childcare Physical Activity and Nutrition

The impact of physical activity and nutrition policies and interventions in childcare and preschool settings.

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Front-of-Package, Shelf, and Menu Labelling for Obesity and Chronic Disease Prevention

The impact of Front-of-Package, Shelf, and Menu Labelling for obesity and chronic disease prevention.

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Promotion of Physical Activity in Non-Urban Settings

While there is growing evidence on how to promote physical activity in urban environments, opportunities and challenges for rural, remote, and northern communities are unique and infrequently examined.

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Community Gardens and Local Food Procurement

The impact of community gardens and local food procurement programs on healthy eating and physical activity.

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