Strategies to Prevent Obesity

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: October 2020

This website offers strategies for preventing and managing obesity. It notes that the obesity epidemic is a complex problem, and creating environments that support a healthy lifestyle requires an approach in which policymakers, state and local organizations, business and community leaders, schools and child care providers, and health care professionals work together. The site includes links to: 

  • Resources for state and local programs
  • Information about community efforts
  • Information and tools to help individuals make healthy lifestyle changes
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Overweight & obesity. Retrieved from