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More Information and References for Obesity Among Adults

References and Community Resources

Resources: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice, The Utah Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan 2010-2020. [http://choosehealth.utah.gov/documents/pdfs/U-PAN_State_Plan.pdf] The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion provides consumer information at [https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/index.html] NHLBI Obesity Education Initiative at [https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/oei] The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America at [http://healthyamericans.org/report/115/] The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight & Obesity at [https://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calls/] More information on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System may be found on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - [http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/] Trust for America's Health [http://healthyamericans.org/reports/stateofobesity2017]

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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Content updated: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 14:08:01 MST