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Improving the food environment in UK schools: policy opportunities and challenges

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Childhood obesity and nutrition are high on the UK policy agenda because of their association with chronic illnesses and related costs. In 2007, to improve children's nutrition, the Government introduced new standards for all school food sources, including products sold from vending machines. Our research explores the factors influencing schools' decisions and children's food choices in relation to vending machines. We conducted in-depth interviews with staff and pupils in one English Local E...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1057/jphp.2010.9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Research group:
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group
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Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Public Health Policy Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
212-226
Publication date:
2010-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-655X
ISSN:
0197-5897
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:6135
Deposit date:
2012-03-15

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