Altering the Availability of Healthier vs. Less Healthy Items in Vending Machines

2017-08-18 17:07:02 | BioPortfolio

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Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.

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Dietary patterns which have been found to be important in reducing disease risk.

The amounts of various substances in the diet recommended by governmental guidelines as needed to sustain healthy life.

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