Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention: A Framework to Inform Decision Making
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Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention:
A Framework to Inform Decision Making
(2010)
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To battle the obesity epidemic in America, health care professionals and policymakers need relevant, useful data on the effectiveness of obesity prevention policies and programs. Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention identifies a new approach to decision making and research on obesity prevention to use a systems perspective to gain a broader understanding of the context of obesity and the many factors that influence it.

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  • Food and Nutrition — Diet and Health
  • Health and Medicine — Public Health and Prevention

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