Wednesday, November 14, 2007

"F as Fat" : Obesity Policies Are Failing in America

Obesity has dominated media headlines over the past few years as the
nation has begun to recognize it is a serious health crisis.

"F as Fat", a new document released by the Trust for America's Health points out how obesity policies are failing in America. The 118 page reports covers such topics as

1. Obesity Rates and Related Trends

2. Obesity and State Policy: A review of legislation and initiatives;

3. Obesity and Federal Policy: An update of federal obesity-related initia-
tives

4. Physical Activity policies and data by state

5. Experts Survey of potential strategies

6. Recommendations

F as Fat is a must read for all those concerned about obesity.

For a copy, visit http://healthyamericans.org/reports/obesity2007/Obesity2007Report.pdf