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Evidence-based Strategies to Improve Nutrition: Documents Used to Guide Program Decisions

Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity Institute of Medicine Report Brief, September 2009
Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 2009

California Obesity Prevention Plan: A Vision for Tomorrow, Strategic Actions for Today California Department of Public Health, 2010
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Executive Summary  United States Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services, 2010
National Prevention Strategy National Prevention Council, June 2011

Community Guide Task Force Findings, August 2011

IOM Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies Recommendations

Interventions for Preventing Obesity in Children

Reducing Obesity and Related Chronic Disease Risk in Children and Youth: A Synthesis of Evidence with ‘Best Practice’ Recommendations

The Effectiveness of Interventions to Change Six Health Behaviours: A Review of Reviews

Comparative Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Interventions in Clinical Practice

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of School-Based Interventions to Reduce Body Mass Index

Key Facts Highlighting Barriers African American Adults Face to Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle, 2009

Key Facts Highlighting Barriers Latino Adults Face to Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle, 2009

The Power Play! Campaign's School Idea & Resource Kits Improve Determinants of Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity among Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Children


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