Gary Sacks

Summary

Affiliation: Deakin University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011
  2. pmc A systematic policy approach to changing the food system and physical activity environments to prevent obesity
    Gary Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 5:13. 2008
  3. doi Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity
    G Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Rev 10:76-86. 2009
  4. doi Applications of nutrient profiling: potential role in diet-related chronic disease prevention and the feasibility of a core nutrient-profiling system
    G Sacks
    Deakin Population Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:298-306. 2011
  5. doi Impact of 'traffic-light' nutrition information on online food purchases in Australia
    Gary Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:122-6. 2011
  6. doi Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK
    Gary Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Promot Int 24:344-52. 2009
  7. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
  8. doi 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
  9. pmc Regulation to create environments conducive to physical activity: understanding the barriers and facilitators at the Australian state government level
    Jane Shill
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e42831. 2012
  10. doi Increased energy intake entirely accounts for increase in body weight in women but not in men in the UK between 1986 and 2000
    Peter 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

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi 'Traffic-light' nutrition labelling and 'junk-food' tax: a modelled comparison of cost-effectiveness for obesity prevention
    G Sacks
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1001-9. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc A systematic policy approach to changing the food system and physical activity environments to prevent obesity
    Gary 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...
  3. doi Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity
    G 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...
  4. doi Applications of nutrient profiling: potential role in diet-related chronic disease prevention and the feasibility of a core nutrient-profiling system
    G Sacks
    Deakin Population Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:298-306. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Impact of 'traffic-light' nutrition information on online food purchases in Australia
    Gary 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)...
  6. doi Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK
    Gary 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...
  7. pmc An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia
    Alexandra Chung
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, BakerIDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:1123. 2012
    ....
  8. doi 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...
  9. pmc Regulation to create environments conducive to physical activity: understanding the barriers and facilitators at the Australian state government level
    Jane 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...
  10. doi Increased energy intake entirely accounts for increase in body weight in women but not in men in the UK between 1986 and 2000
    Peter 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
    ....
  11. doi The global obesity pandemic: shaped by global drivers and local environments
    Boyd 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...
  12. doi Modelling income group differences in the health and economic impacts of targeted food taxes and subsidies
    Kelechi 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...
  13. doi Increased food energy supply is more than sufficient to explain the US epidemic of obesity
    Boyd 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...
  14. doi The 'Sydney Principles' for reducing the commercial promotion of foods and beverages to children
    Boyd 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...
  15. pmc Estimating the changes in energy flux that characterize the rise in obesity prevalence
    Boyd 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
    ....
  16. doi Longitudinal study of Consumer Price Index (CPI) trends in core and non-core foods in Australia
    Cate 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)...
  17. pmc Food policies for physical and mental health
    Felice 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
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  18. pmc 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
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