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Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Calls for Restricting the Marketing of Unhealthy Food to Children: Canadian Cardiovascular Health Care and Scientific Community Get Ignored by Policy Makers. What Can They Do?

Published:December 05, 2013DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2013.11.025
      An unhealthy diet is the leading risk for death, life-years lost, and disability in Canada according to the Global Burden of Disease Study, which estimated that 65,722 Canadians died and 864,032 life-years were lost in 2010 as a result of unhealthy diet.

      Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. GBD arrow diagram. Available at: http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org/gbd/visualizations/gbd-arrow-diagram. Accessed February 2, 2014.

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