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Resources/Links

CDC- Reccommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5807a1.htm

IOM- Local Government Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity:  Report Brief

http://www.iom.edu/Object.File/Master/72/800/local%20govts%20obesity%20report%20brief%20FINAL%20for%20web.pdf

 

Other Organizations:

Government Agencies

 

Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors

 http://www.astphnd.org/

 

United States Department of Agriculture

Food and Nutrition Service

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/

 

Other Organizations:

American Dietetic Association

http://www.eatright.org

 

The Obesity Society

http://www.obesity.org

 

National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity

http://cspinet.org/nutritionpolicy/nana.html

 

International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

http://www.isbnpa.org