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  • INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): overview and key principles 

    Swinburn, B.; Sacks, G.; Sanders, David; Vandevijvere, S.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Neal, B.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kelly, B.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Rayner, M.; Snowdon, W.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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 environment Policy Index 

    Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; Sanders, David; Kraak, V.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Hawkes, C.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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 food and non-alcoholic beverage promotions to children 

    Kelly, B.; King, L.; Sanders, David; Baur, L.; Rayner, M.; Lobstein, T.; Monteiro, C.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Neal, B.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; Walker, C. (Wiley, 2013)
    Food and non-alcoholic beverage marketing is recognized as an important factor influencing food choices related to non-communicable diseases. The monitoring of populations’ exposure to food and nonalcoholic beverage ...
  • Monitoring foods and beverages provided and sold in public sector settings 

    L’Abbé, M.; Schermel, A.; Sanders, David; Minaker, L.; Kelly, B.; Lee, A.; Vandevijvere, S.; Twohig, P.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Sacks, G.; Snowdon, W.; Swinburn, B.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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 ...
  • Monitoring policy and actions on food environments: rationale and outline of the INFORMAS policy engagement and communication stategies 

    Brinsden, H.; Lobstein, T.; Sanders, D.; 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.; Macmullen, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Snowdon, W.; Vandevijvere, S.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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 ...
  • Monitoring the impacts of trade agreements on food environments 

    Friel, S.; Hattersley, L.; Sanders, David; Snowdon, W.; Thow, A. M.; Lobstein, T.; Barquera, S.; Mohan, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; L’Abbe, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Sacks, G.; Swinburn, B.; Vandevijvere, S.; C. Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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, ...
  • Monitoring the levels of important nutrients in the food supply 

    Neal, B.; Sacks, G.; Sanders, David; 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.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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, C.; Sanders, D.; Sacks, G.; Swinburn, B.; Snowdon, W.; Vandevijvere, S.; Hawkes, C.; L’Abbé, M.; Rayner, M.; Barquera, S.; Friel, S.; Kelly, B.; Kumanyika, S.; Lobstein, T.; Ma, J.; Macmullan, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Walker, C. (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)
    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 ...