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More Information and References for Overweight WIC Infants and Children

References and Community Resources

1. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library. (2007). Pediatric weight management. [] 2. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library. (2015). Pediatric weight management. [] 3. American Academy of Pediatrics. (2016, Nov 1). Where we stand: Screen time. [] 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016, Dec 15). Childhood obesity causes & consequences. [] 5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, Jun 24). Childhood obesity facts. [] 6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, Nov 22). Obesity among WIC-enrolled young chidlren. [] 7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, Feb 4). Tips for parents. [] 8. Cohen D. (2018). Interventions for treatment of overweight and obese children. American Family Physician 98(3), 151. 9. Healthy Eating Research. (2019 Sept). Healthy beverage consumption in early childhood: Recommendations from key national health and nutrition organizers. [] 10. Hoelscher D.M., Kirk S., Ritchie L., & Cunningham-Sabo L. (2013). Position of the academy of nutrition and dietetics: Interventions for the prevention and treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 113(10), 1375-1394. DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.08.004 11. Medline Plus. (2018, Aug 5). Causes and risks for childhood obesity. [] 12. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2020, Jun 25). Healthy people 2020, topics and objectives. [] 13. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2019, Nov). Obesity rates decline among young wic participants. [] 14. U.S. Department of Agriculture. (2020, May). WIC participant and program characteristics report 2018. [] 15. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2011). Surgeon general's call to action to support breastfeeding. []

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WONDER Database, a system for disseminating Public Health data and information.
  • United States Census Bureau data dashboard.
  • Utah healthy Places Index Map, evidence-based and peer-reviewed and supports efforts to prioritize equitable community investments, develop critical programs and policies across the state, and much more.
  • County Health Rankings
  • Kaiser Family Foundation's
  • Medical literature can be queried at PubMedlibrary.

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