Population approaches to improve diet, physical activity and smoking habits

Source: Circulation, 2012, 126 (12) p. 1514-1563

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Date of publication: September 2012

Publication type: Policies

In a nutshell: This scientific statement from the American Heart Association systematically reviewed the current evidence for effective population approaches to improve eating habits, increase physical activity and reduce smoking. A range of population-based strategies promoting changes to lifestyle were identified and graded. The findings provide a framework for policy makers and other stakeholders to implement effective interventions.

Length of publication: 50 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: American Heart Association

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