Increase whole grain consumption by people aged 2 years and over — NWS‑09 Healthy People in Action

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Feeding Our Children Nutritious Foods Should Be the Easiest of Decisions

Posted on March 28, 2024 by ODPHP

Health and Well-Being Matter. ODPHP Director RDML Paul Reed, MD.
In the United States, nearly 1 in 5 children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years were affected by obesity in 2020. Worse still, childhood obesity rates rose during the pandemic, and they continue to increase. These statistics aren’t abstract epidemiologic concepts. They clearly reflect that our children are becoming sicker and at greater risk for lifelong problems, and they are entirely preventable.

Counting Carrots in Corner Stores: The Minneapolis Staple Foods Ordinance

Posted on September 13, 2018 by ODPHP

Legal and policy approaches can be important tools for achieving healthier communities. The report, The Role of Law and Policy in Achieving the Healthy People 2020 Nutrition and Weight Status Goals of Increased Fruit and Vegetable Intake in the United States, provides evidence-based information and identifies priority areas that can help communities achieve Healthy People objectives.