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Improving children’s nutrition environments: A survey of adoption and implementation of nutrition guidelines in recreational facilitiesDownload
Background: Although the mandate of recreational facilities is to enhance well-being, many offer foods inconsistent with recommendations for healthy eating. Little is known regarding recreational facility food environments and how they might be improved, as few studies exist. The Alberta...
Evaluating food environment assessment methodologies: a multi-level examination of associations between food environments and individual outcomesDownload
Background: The food environment (FE) is being increasingly recognized as an important and modifiable determinant of diet quality and weight status. Hundreds of FE measures exist, resulting in a lack of comparability between studies. This is problematic given that evaluating FEs’ impact on...
Assessing and Catalyzing Adoption and Implementation of the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth in Recreational Sports SettingsDownload
Although the mandate of recreational sports settings is to enhance well-being, many have unhealthy food environments that may paradoxically increase obesity risk. The Alberta Nutrition Guidelines for Children and Youth (ANGCY) are government-initiated, voluntary guidelines intended to facilitate...