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More Information and References for Infant and children enrolled on the WIC program who have an overweight BMI

References and Community Resources

1. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library. (2007). Pediatric weight management. [https://www.andeal.org/topic.cfm?cat=3013] 2. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library. (2015). Pediatric weight management. [https://www.andeal.org/topic.cfm?menu=5296&cat=5633] 3. American Academy of Pediatrics. (2016, Nov 1). Where we stand: Screen time. [https://healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Where-We-Stand-TV-Viewing-Time.aspx] 4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016, Dec 15). Childhood obesity causes & consequences. [https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/causes.html] 5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, Jun 24). Childhood obesity facts. [https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/childhood.html] 6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, Nov 22). Obesity among WIC-enrolled young chidlren. [https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/obesity-among-WIC-enrolled-young-children.html] 7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020, Feb 4). Tips for parents. [https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children/index.html] 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. [https://healthydrinkshealthykids.org/app/uploads/2019/09/HER-HealthyBeverage-ConsensusStatement.pdf] 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. [https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000383.htm] 12. U.S. Department of Agriculture. (2020, May). WIC participant and program characteristics report 2018. [https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/wic-participant-and-program-characteristics-2018] 13. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2011). Surgeon general's call to action to support breastfeeding. [https://www.hhs.gov/surgeongeneral/reports-and-publications/breastfeeding/index.html] 14. U.S. Department of Agriculture. (2022, February). WIC participant and program characteristics report 2020. [https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/participant-program-characteristics-2020#:~:text=Key%20Findings%3A,breastfed%20at%20age%206%20months.] 15. U.S. Department of Agriculture. (2024, February). WIC participant and program characteristics report 2022. [https://www.fns.usda.gov/research/wic/participant-program-characteristics-2022#:~:text=Key%20Findings,2022%2C%20according%20to%20administrative%20data.]

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, evidence-based and peer-reviewed tool, 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 StateHealthFacts.org
  • Medical literature can be queried at PubMed library.



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