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Choosing a better diet

A food and health action plan

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    Department of Health
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    9 March 2005
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    Cm 6374
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This document sets out the Government's plans to encourage and co-ordinate the action of a range of organisations to improve nutrition and health in England

The paper summarises how the Government will deliver the commitments on nutrition presented in the public health white paper Choosing Health: Making healthier choices easier.

It includes action on:

  • Advertising and promotion of foods to children
  • Simplified food labelling
  • Obesity Education and Prevention¬†
  • Nutritional standards in schools, hospitals and the workplace

Choosing a Better Diet is backed up by two important new Action Plans:

  • Delivering Choosing Health: making healthier choices easier
  • Choosing Activity: a physical activity action plan.

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