Published: 4 November 2019
This review was commissioned to inform the development of the National Obesity Strategy. It identified population-level interventions, programs and policy approaches that are effective in improving healthy eating and physical activity. The review found 31 interventions related to food systems, physical activity, public policy, regulation and legislation. Those targeting community action, personal skill development and social marking were also identified.
Citation: Sacks G, Looi E, Cameron A, Backholer K, Strugnell C et al. Population-level strategies to support healthy weight: an Evidence Check rapid review brokered by the Sax Institute for Queensland Health, 2019
Date of completion: October 2019
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