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Model Local Obesity Prevention Resolution

Description:

NPLAN's model obesity prevention resolution is designed to help communities implement policies to address the obesity epidemic by improving physical activity environments, healthy food access, and disparities in their community, as well as promote obesity prevention policies in their schools, parks and recreation, community and day care centers, the food and beverage industry, hospitals, and the workplace.

Also, be sure to download NPLAN's fact sheet, "Why Adopt an Obesity Prevention Resolution?

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Obesity

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN)

Submitted:

01/14/2011

Modified:

05/14/2013

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