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    • Designing a Healthy Food Partnership: Lessons from the Australian Food and Health Dialogue 

      Jones, A; Magnusson, R; Swinburn, B; Webster, J; Wood, A; Sacks, G; Neal, B (BMC, 2016-07-27)
      Background: Poor diets are a leading cause of disease burden worldwide. In Australia, the Federal Government established the Food and Health Dialogue (the Dialogue) in 2009 to address this issue, primarily through food ...
    • INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non‐communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): overview and key principles 

      Swinburn, B; Sacks, G; Vandevijvere, S; Kumanyika, S; Lobstein, T; Neal, B; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; L'Abbe, M; Lee, A; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Snowdon, W; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      Non‐communicable diseases (NCDs) dominate disease burdens globally and poor nutrition increasingly contributes to this global burden. Comprehensive monitoring of food environments, and evaluation of the impact of public ...
    • Monitoring and benchmarking government policies and actions to improve the healthiness of food environments: a proposed Government Healthy Food Environment Policy Index 

      Swinburn, B; Vandevijvere, S; Kraak, V; Sacks, G; Snowdon, W; Hawkes, C; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; L'Abbe, M; Lee, A; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      Government action is essential to increase the healthiness of food environments and reduce obesity, diet‐related non‐communicable diseases (NCDs), and their related inequalities. This paper proposes a monitoring framework ...
    • Monitoring and benchmarking population diet quality globally: a step‐wise approach 

      Vandevijvere, S; Monteiro, C; Krebs-Smith, SM; Lee, A; Swinburn, B; Kelly, B; Neal, B; Snowdon, W; Sacks, G; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non‐communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support) aims to monitor and benchmark the healthiness of food environments globally. In order to assess the ...
    • Monitoring foods and beverages provided and sold in public sector settings 

      L'Abbé, M; Schermel, A; Minaker, L; Kelly, B; Lee, A; Vandevijvere, S; Twohig, P; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Kumanyika, S; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Rayner, M; Sacks, G; Sanders, D; Snowdon, W; Swinburn, B; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      This paper outlines a step‐wise framework for monitoring foods and beverages provided or sold in publicly funded institutions. The focus is on foods in schools, but the framework can also be applied to foods provided or ...
    • Monitoring policy and actions on food environments: rationale and outline of the INFORMAS policy engagement and communication strategies 

      Brinsden, H; Lobstein, T; Landon, J; Kraak, V; Sacks, G; Kumanyika, S; Swinburn, B; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; L'Abbé, M; Lee, A; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Snowdon, W; Vandevijvere, S; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      The International Network for Food and Obesity/non‐communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support (INFORMAS) proposes to collect performance indicators on food policies, actions and environments related to ...
    • Monitoring the health‐related labelling of foods and non‐alcoholic beverages in retail settings 

      Rayner, M; Wood, A; Lawrence, M; Mhurchu, CN; Albert, J; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; L'Abbé, M; Lee, A; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Sacks, G; Sanders, D; Snowdon, W; Swinburn, B; Vandevijvere, S; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      Food labelling on food packaging has the potential to have both positive and negative effects on diets. Monitoring different aspects of food labelling would help to identify priority policy options to help people make ...
    • Monitoring the impacts of trade agreements on food environments 

      Friel, S; Hattersley, L; Snowdon, W; Thow, AM; Lobstein, T; Sanders, D; Barquera, S; Mohan, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; L'Abbé, M; Lee, A; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Rayner, M; Sacks, G; Swinburn, B; Vandevijvere, S; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Obesity Reviews, 2013-09-17)
      The liberalization of international trade and foreign direct investment through multilateral, regional and bilateral agreements has had profound implications for the structure and nature of food systems, and therefore, for ...
    • Monitoring the levels of important nutrients in the food supply 

      Neal, B; Sacks, G; Swinburn, B; Vandevijvere, S; Dunford, E; Snowdon, W; Webster, J; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; L'Abbé, M; Lee, A; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Obesity Reviews, 2013-09-17)
      A food supply that delivers energy‐dense products with high levels of salt, saturated fats and trans fats, in large portion sizes, is a major cause of non‐communicable diseases (NCDs). The highly processed foods produced ...
    • Monitoring the price and affordability of foods and diets globally 

      Lee, A; Mhurchu, CN; Sacks, G; Swinburn, B; Snowdon, W; Vandevijvere, S; Hawkes, C; L'Abbé, M; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Walker, C; INFORMAS (Obesity Reviews, 2013-09-17)
      Food prices and food affordability are important determinants of food choices, obesity and non‐communicable diseases. As governments around the world consider policies to promote the consumption of healthier foods, data ...
    • A proposed approach to monitor private‐sector policies and practices related to food environments, obesity and non‐communicable disease prevention 

      Sacks, G; Swinburn, B; Kraak, V; Downs, S; Walker, C; Barquera, S; Friel, S; Hawkes, C; Kelly, B; Kumanyika, S; L'Abbe, M; Lee, A; Lobstein, T; Ma, J; Macmullan, J; Mohan, S; Monteiro, C; Neal, B; Rayner, M; Sanders, D; Snowdon, W; Vandevijvere, S; INFORMAS (Wiley, 2013-09-17)
      Private‐sector organizations play a critical role in shaping the food environments of individuals and populations. However, there is currently very limited independent monitoring of private‐sector actions related to food ...