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Systematic Reviews

Below, we have summarised a series of systematic reviews from around the world. 

This systematic review includes 50 studies and is the first synthesis related to the relationship between global warming and high levels of obesity. Read more.

This systematic review includes 71 studies and concludes stronger evidence is required to further understand the relationship between the food environment and obesity. Read more.

This systematic review was undertaken to provide a categorization framework to help public health organizations target marketing strategies through policy intervention. Read more.

This systematic review aims to determine to what extent computational models provide insight into the relationships between the pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change. Read more.

This systematic review aimed to explore the relationship between the food environment and dietary behaviors. It is the first to explore non-numerical data in relation to the local food environment and food behaviors. Read more.

This systematic review aims to learn more about how food environment interventions influence the choices of young adults in higher education settings. Read more.

The purpose of this systematic review was to coordinate evidence on the adaptation, implementation, and effectiveness of policy and environmental obesity prevention strategies in rural areas. Read more.

The systematic review provides recommendations for policymakers and identifies five opportunities for a greater evidence base related to food environments in Latin America. Read more.

This is the first systematic review looking at the impact of the neighborhood food environment on diet and body weight in China. It includes recommendations for policymakers and identifies gaps in the research field. Read more.

This study reviews existing diagrams that explore the relationship between agriculture and food system policies on nutrition and health. It informs and aids the creation of a new, improved diagram that works as a tool for policymakers to help see the bigger picture. Read more.

This systematic review and meta-analysis provide a numerical evidence base for the effect that food price has on dietary consumption. The aim is to learn more about how populations can be encouraged and helped to eat healthier diets. Read more.

The purpose of this systematic review was to inform policy in response to food system challenges by assessing evidence on diets that claim to have a low environmental impact and health benefits. Read more.

This study systematically reviews retail food environment studies to assess how to improve the quality of evidence base to inform policy. Read more.

This systematic review aims to understand more about the dietary behaviors of men, women, and adolescents in African urban food environments. Read more.

This paper reviews the emerging evidence base of the benefits of semi-vegetarian diets on health with the aim of improving public health. Read more.