The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index in Poland: Implementation Gaps and Actions for Improvement.

Last updated on 24-9-2022 by Stefanie Vandevijvere

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BACKGROUND: Poland is facing the growing problem of overweight and obesity in the population, which makes it necessary to conduct a thorough assessment of the existing food environment policies. The aims of the study were: (1) to depict the strength of healthy food environment policies in Poland and identify implementation policies and infrastructure support gaps; (2) to identify and prioritise improvement policies, taking into account their importance, achievability and equity. METHODS: We used the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI). An experts’ panel rated Polish policies…

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