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More apples fewer chips? The effect of school fruit schemes on the consumption of junk food

Giorgio Brunello (), Maria De Paola () and Giovanna Labartino

Health Policy, 2014, vol. 118, issue 1, 114-126

Abstract: Using Italian data, we evaluate the effects on the consumption of unhealthy snacks of a European Union-wide campaign providing fruit and vegetables to school children and promoting healthy diet habits.

Keywords: EU School Fruit campaign; Junk food; Obesity; Overweight; Rome (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.03.012

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