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  • 1. Food Policy inPracticeCliodhna Foley-Nolan,May2013.
  • 2. Food Policy-Practice Translation!!!In theory, practice is simpleBeware… I have proved it correct,not tried it…
  • 3. Food Policy + Practice
  • 4. Programme for Government2011-’16Modern, fair, socially inclusiveand equal societyAgricultureTradeSocial protectionHealthTransportFinance
  • 5. 1. Food poverty-health inequalities2.Recent policy developments3.All island collaboration (AIOAF)
  • 6. Food Poverty“the inability to access an adequate quality orsufficient quantity of food in socially acceptableways, or the uncertainty that one will be able todo so” Riches 1997.“the poorer people are, the worse their diet andthe more diet related disease they suffer”Faculty Public Health UK
  • 7. ‘Penny dinners’
  • 8. Eat less wellMean intakes Food Groups disadvantagedand advantaged womenFood Group Median Intake (g/day)Disadvantaged AdvantagedFruit and Vegetables 172 405Breakfast Cereals 4 29Sweet foods andConfectionary67 64Dairy Products 166 228HFFA 2009
  • 9. Eat less nutritious foodSocio-economic differences in energy,fibre and macronutrient intakesRecommendedDaily IntakeDisadvantaged AdvantagedEnergy ~2000kCals/day 2329 1978Dietary Fibre >25g/day 10.1 12.6Total Fat <33% TotalEnergy35.3 30.7Saturated Fat <10% TotalEnergy13.9 11.6Safefood/DCU
  • 10. Relative prices:
  • 11. Planning +Transport
  • 12. Health Burden50% CHD deaths33% Cancer deathsLow birth weight and MacrosomiaDepression- dementia…
  • 13. Associated-Diabetes ratesPopulation prevalence rates of diabetes; across deprivation bands inNorthern Ireland within age group (2007)IPH
  • 14. Overweight
  • 15. Sociodemographic Distribution ofOverweight and ObesityBMISelf-reportedBMIMeasuredN=9,735 N=2,170Overweight Obese Overweight ObeseGENDER (%) (%) (%) (%)Men 43 15 45 22Women 29 12 32 24AGE GROUP18-29 23 6 27 1130-44 37 15 39 2245-64 44 19 45 3265+ 40 14 41 30SOCIAL CLASSSC 1-2 39 13 40 22SC 3-4 36 14 37 24SC 5-6 36 17 42 29Slan
  • 16. Children’s growth/development:
  • 17. Food Deprivation~ 17% children
  • 18. Safefood: Food PovertyPublic Policy- HFFA; SAGO Obesity;Campaigns-Focus testing; Health literacyResearch –early school leaversExisting channels-Resource centres,Youthreach etc.Initiatives-Community Food Initiatives;Food Banking
  • 19. Research Insights:“Yeah well I’m not thinking longterm, I’m just trying to get by, day byday”“Rent, heat and electric come first…”
  • 20. Food deprivation: 2003-10(composite index)
  • 21. Primary and Secondary Schools
  • 22. Community Food InitiativesCafesGardensClassesSocial CapitalLittle steps+Weigh2live+ Stopthe Spread
  • 23. Recent food policy developments:
  • 24. Food and Health Policies…<10% cals-Sat fat<1% cals-Trans fats<15% cals-free sugars>400g fruit & veg<5g saltNational, EU,Global
  • 25. Dietary Policy OptionsEliminate choiceRestrict choiceDisincentives (tax)Incentives (subsidies)Change default option (reformulate)Enable choice/Provide informationDo nothingNuffield Council Bioethics
  • 26. Sugar Sweetened Drinks Tax
  • 27. SSB Tax Proposal:DOHC agenda Autumn 2011Opposition: “regressive”, outcomeunpredictable, blunt instrument?level of effectivenessIssues: level of tax, ring fence tax take,jobs and industry lossHIA report, November 2012
  • 28. Food Behaviour focus:Practical cooking Shopping
  • 29. Calories on Food Chain menus25% cals eaten ,produced out of home(NANS2010)US: Reduction 152 cals hamburger joints,72calssandwich bars (female, educated)Opposition =Catering industryCalorie Calculator (SAGO)
  • 30. Collaboration: Policy makers + Practitioners
  • 31. Allisland Obesity ACTION forum30 members(Govt, Industry,NGOs,Practitioners)2/yearMeeting+Workshop
  • 32. Food Policy and Practice counts!