Practice-Based Evidence Supporting Healthy Eating and Active Living Policy and Environmental Changes

@article{Kelly2019PracticeBasedES,
  title={Practice-Based Evidence Supporting Healthy Eating and Active Living Policy and Environmental Changes},
  author={Cheryl Kelly and Morgan N Clennin and Breanne Barela and Andrea Wagner},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Management and Practice},
  year={2019},
  volume={27},
  pages={166 - 172}
}
Context: Policy and environmental strategies have been recommended as evidence-based strategies to improve opportunities for healthy eating and active living. Program: A cohort of 6 coalitions in Colorado representing 5 communities was funded to implement policy and environmental strategies that support healthy eating and active living. Coalitions prioritized built environment to support active living and healthy food and beverage strategies. Implementation: Built environment coalitions… 
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