Restrict child-focused advertising for unhealthy foods and beverages via bans on unhealthy food and drink ads during children’s TV programs, product placement in children’s movies, etc.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Diet and Exercise" and "Reduce access to unhealthy foods"
Assign higher costs to non-nutritious foods relative to nutritious foods via incentives, subsidies, or price discounts for healthy foods and beverages or disincentives or price increases for unhealthy choices
Limit access to competitive foods and beverages in schools via restrictions on foods that are not provided through the National School Lunch Program
Prohibit the sale of unhealthy foods such as sugar sweetened beverages, candy, and other non-nutritious snacks at school fundraisers, often as part of a broader nutrition policy
Increase the price of sugar sweetened beverages (e.g., soda) by adding an excise or sales tax to the current price
Increase the price of snack products high in sugar and fat by adding an excise or sales tax to the current price