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Preventing Obesity in the Child Care Setting: Evaluating State Regulations

This report evaluates states’ healthy eating and physical activity regulations for two types of child care facilities: child-care centers and child-care homes. To determine states’ performance, experts first compiled a list of top ten healthy eating and top ten physical activity regulations, then compared this list against existing child-care regulations for the 50 United States, More

Date: December 2009

Resource Type: Report

Focus Areas: Early Childhood

Reviewing Current State Child Care Regulations Related to Healthy Eating and Developing Model Healthy Eating Regulations

The overall goal of this project is to develop relevant, evidence-based resources to guide the creation or revision of state-level child care regulations aimed at promoting healthy eating. Investigators will systematically review and categorize data on state regulations for child-care centers and family child-care homes, and states will receive a ‘report card’ outlining their grade More

Date: September 2008

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: Early Childhood