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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Physical Activity Program
NEWS AND UPDATES
Public Health Releases Report Showing Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Pose Ongoing Concern to Health of Youth in Los Angeles County
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a new report, Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Children and Adolescents in Los Angeles County. The report shows that consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages remains an ongoing concern to the health of children and adolescents in Los Angeles County. The report shows stark disparities in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among racial, ethnic, geographic, and socioeconomic groups and draws on data from the most recent Los Angeles County Health Survey. The report concludes with recommendations to reduce disparities in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among children in Los Angeles County.
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program receives the NACCHO Model Practice Program Award for “Advancing Food Recovery to Reduce Food Waste in Los Angeles County, California”
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program is a recipient of the NACCHO Model Practice Program Award for “Advancing Food Recovery to Reduce Food Waste in Los Angeles County, California.” The NACCHO Award recognizes local health department best practices in addressing pressing public health challenges
NACCHO Model Practice Program
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