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Review of Nutrition Interventions for Cancer Prevention

This review recommends best practices to support planning for food and

nutrition interventions in the areas of programming, policy and media. The objectives of this review are to identify effective and promising nutrition interventions; to compile a compendium of interventions reviewed; and to make recommendations to the Prevention Unit at Cancer Care Ontario to inform future nutrition programming for the province. In the category of "best practices" the majority of interventions used a direct education approach to target children, youth and adults in a

variety of settings including educational facilities, workplaces, ealth

care settings, and the community.... The majority of studies were conducted in the U.S. with one in Australia and one in Norway. None were conducted in Canada. [from the executive summary]