Health Affairs published a special issue focusing on the childhood obesity epidemic and the local, state, and federal policy approaches that could have greatest impact for helping to reverse it. The March 2010 publication, which discusses findings from dozens of studies, includes articles from three Healthy Eating Research grantees: Claudia Probart, PhD, RD, Emma Sanchez-Vaznaugh, ScD, MPH, and Robert Whitaker, MD, MPH. The issue also features an article written by Nicole Larson, PhD, MPH, RD and Mary Story, PhD, RD, from the Healthy Eating Research national program office. The 239-page issue was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Published: March 2010
Journal: Health Aff (Millwood)
Keywords: Community setting, Competitive foods, Digital marketing, Food advertising, Food outlet, Geographic information systems, Head Start, School wellness policies, Snacks, Sugar-sweetened beverages
Resource Type: Special Journal Issue
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