Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States

7/16/2012 12:00 AM

Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States, published in MMR on July 24, 2009 by CDC, covers 24 strategies divided into six categories: 1) strategies to promote the availability of affordable healthy food and beverages), 2) strategies to support healthy food and beverage choices, 3) a strategy to encourage breastfeeding, 4) strategies to encourage physical activity or limit sedentary activity among children and youth, 5) strategies to create safe communities that support physical activity, and 6) a strategy to encourage communities to organize for change. Download here . . .

Also of interest: an accompanying implementation guide. Download here . . .

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