TITLE

Roadblocks to laws for healthy eating and activity

AUTHOR(S)
Ries, Nola M.; Tigerstrom, Barbara von
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, p687
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on several ways of promoting healthy eating and physical fitness and also presents a chart related to the legislation reports of various nations in the health sector. It states that several nations including Canada, U.S., and Sweden are taking legal efforts to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Several ways which can promote healthy eating include taxation on low nutritional foods by governments, and legislation in schools by imposing mandatory nutritional foods.
ACCESSION #
50620508

 

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