Supermarket policies on less-healthy food at checkouts: Natural experimental evaluation using interrupted time series analyses of purchases.

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Summary of "Supermarket policies on less-healthy food at checkouts: Natural experimental evaluation using interrupted time series analyses of purchases."

In response to public concerns and campaigns, some United Kingdom supermarkets have implemented policies to reduce less-healthy food at checkouts. We explored the effects of these policies on purchases of less-healthy foods commonly displayed at checkouts.


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Name: PLoS medicine
ISSN: 1549-1676
Pages: e1002712


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