Affiliation: Deakin University
- 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity preventionG Sacks
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011....
- A systematic policy approach to changing the food system and physical activity environments to prevent obesityGary Sacks
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:13. 2008..It also serves to highlight the need for a coordinated approach to policy development and implementation across all levels of government in order to ensure complementary policy action...
- Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesityG Sacks
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Obes Rev 10:76-86. 2009..The proposed framework and analysis grids provide a comprehensive approach to mapping the policy environment related to obesity, and a tool for identifying policy gaps, barriers and opportunities...
- Applications of nutrient profiling: potential role in diet-related chronic disease prevention and the feasibility of a core nutrient-profiling systemG Sacks
Deakin Population Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eur J Clin Nutr 65:298-306. 2011....
- Impact of 'traffic-light' nutrition information on online food purchases in AustraliaGary Sacks
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Victoria
Aust N Z J Public Health 35:122-6. 2011..This study examined changes to online consumer food purchases in response to the introduction of traffic-light nutrition information (TLNI)...
- Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UKGary Sacks
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Health Promot Int 24:344-52. 2009..Further research on the influence of nutrition signposting will be needed before this labelling format can be considered a promising public health intervention...
- An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in AustraliaAlexandra Chung
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012....
- Policy change to create supportive environments for physical activity and healthy eating: which options are the most realistic for local government?Steven Allender
Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Room 303, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Rd, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Health Promot Int 27:261-74. 2012..g. mandate the promotion of healthy eating environments). For local government to have a role in the promotion of healthy food environments, regulatory change and suitable funding are required...
- Regulation to create environments conducive to physical activity: understanding the barriers and facilitators at the Australian state government levelJane Shill
World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
PLoS ONE 7:e42831. 2012..This study sought to identify potential policy/regulatory interventions targeting PA environments, and barriers/facilitators to their implementation at the Australian state/territory government level...
- Increased energy intake entirely accounts for increase in body weight in women but not in men in the UK between 1986 and 2000Peter Scarborough
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, UK
Br J Nutr 105:1399-404. 2011....
- The global obesity pandemic: shaped by global drivers and local environmentsBoyd A Swinburn
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Lancet 378:804-14. 2011..This absence increases the urgency for evidence-creating policy action, with a priority on reduction of the supply-side drivers...
- Modelling income group differences in the health and economic impacts of targeted food taxes and subsidiesKelechi E Nnoaham
British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Int J Epidemiol 38:1324-33. 2009..To examine the effects, by income group, of targeted food taxes and subsidies on nutrition, health and expenditure in the UK...
- Increased food energy supply is more than sufficient to explain the US epidemic of obesityBoyd Swinburn
Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 90:1453-6. 2009..The major drivers of the obesity epidemic are much debated and have considerable policy importance for the population-wide prevention of obesity...
- The 'Sydney Principles' for reducing the commercial promotion of foods and beverages to childrenBoyd Swinburn
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
Public Health Nutr 11:881-6. 2008..The Sydney Principles should guide the formation of an International Code on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children...
- Estimating the changes in energy flux that characterize the rise in obesity prevalenceBoyd A Swinburn
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing, and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Am J Clin Nutr 89:1723-8. 2009....
- Longitudinal study of Consumer Price Index (CPI) trends in core and non-core foods in AustraliaCate Burns
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 32:450-3. 2008..This study examined trends in the price of healthy and less-healthy foods from 1989 to 2007 using the Australian Consumer Price Index (CPI)...
- Food policies for physical and mental healthFelice N Jacka
IMPACT Strategic Research Centre, Deakin University, School of Medicine and Barwon Health, PO Box 281, Geelong 3220, Australia
BMC Psychiatry 14:132. 2014....
- Moving beyond 'rates, roads and rubbish': How do local governments make choices about healthy public policy to prevent obesity?Steven Allender
Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:20. 2009....