Assessing the potential impact of a front-of-pack nutritional rating system on food availability in school canteens: A randomised controlled trial

Assessing the potential impact of a front-of-pack nutritional rating system on food availability... BackgroundFront-of-pack graphical nutritional rating of products is becoming an important strategy in many countries to improve healthy food purchases by consumers. Evidence of the effectiveness of such on facilitating healthy food choices by school food service providers has not been reported. The primary aim of the study was to assess the impact of providing front-of-pack nutritional rating information on school canteen managers’ likely food selections. Secondary outcomes were canteen manager awareness, attitudes and reported barriers to using the front-of-pack information. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Appetite Elsevier

Assessing the potential impact of a front-of-pack nutritional rating system on food availability in school canteens: A randomised controlled trial

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd
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0195-6663
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10.1016/j.appet.2017.11.103
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Abstract

BackgroundFront-of-pack graphical nutritional rating of products is becoming an important strategy in many countries to improve healthy food purchases by consumers. Evidence of the effectiveness of such on facilitating healthy food choices by school food service providers has not been reported. The primary aim of the study was to assess the impact of providing front-of-pack nutritional rating information on school canteen managers’ likely food selections. Secondary outcomes were canteen manager awareness, attitudes and reported barriers to using the front-of-pack information.

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AppetiteElsevier

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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