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Reversing the Trend in Childhood Obesity: Policies to Promote Healthy Kids and Communities


The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) have recently released a report focusing on enacted legislation designed to reduce and prevent childhood obesity in 2010. “Reversing the Trend in Childhood Obesity: Policies to Promote Healthy Kids and Communities” highlights laws and policies passed in 2010, summarized in 17 topic areas. It provides a snap shot of laws passed by legislatures who have grown increasingly interested in passing laws to promote healthy living and the reduction of childhood obesity.


Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Physical Activity, School


Institutional Author:

National Conference of State Legislatures





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