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School canteens: using ripples to create a wave of healthy eating

A Colin Bell and Boyd A Swinburn
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (1): 5-6.

Canteens are not the main source of food for Australian school kids, but their symbolism is big

A Colin Bell, BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, Senior Research Fellow/VicHealth Public Health Research Fellow1
Boyd A Swinburn, MB ChB, MD, FRACP, Professor2
1 School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.
2 School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, VIC.
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