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Title: The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity 2001
Abstract: This report examines overweight and obesity as major public health problems and the fact that preventing and treating these conditions and their associated health problems are important public health goals. It is, as a report, committed to promoting the recognition of overweight and obesity as major public health problems, assisting Americans to achieve and maintain a healthier body weight by balancing eating and physical exercise, identifying effective and culturally appropriate interventions to prevent and treat overweight and obesity, encouraging environmental changes to help prevent overweight and obesity, and developing and enhancing public-private partnerships to help implement this vision. The report includes tables, figures, and references.
Inv. Code: MCH00078
Year: 2001
Language(s): English
Size: 61/2" x 9 1/2"
Length: 60 pp.
Audience: Consumers
Pub. Type: Report
Author(s): Not Applicable

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