Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention:

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention:

A Framework to Inform Decision Making (2010)

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336 pages | 8 1/4 x 10
978-0-309-14989-1

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Paperback
336 pages | 8 1/4 x 10
978-0-309-14989-1

Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention:

A Framework to Inform Decision Making (2010)

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Authors

Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Lynn Parker, and Leslie J. Sim, Editors; Committee on an Evidence Framework for Obesity Prevention Decision Making; Food and Nutrition Board (FNB); Institute of Medicine (IOM)

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Institute of Medicine. Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention: A Framework to Inform Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2010.

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The video centers on the idea of cross-sector work. When considering the challenge of obesity in the U.S., this idea is of particular importance. There are many conflicting theories of what causes obesity, and many ideas of what solutions will work to solve it. There s a lot of debate about what s working, and if obesity rates are declining, increasing, or remaining stable. However, from communities where steady drops in obesity rates have been seen, cross-sector approaches to prevention have played a major role.


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