TITLE

SIX STATES RATE AN "A" FOR CHILDHOOD OBESITY EFFORTS

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
FoodService Director;3/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a study by researchers at the University of Baltimore in Maryland on childhood obesity efforts of U.S. states. The university's "Obesity Report Card," has given six states an A rating and 21 states a B rating, based on the number and types of health-related legislation introduced and/or passed by each state. The eight types of legislation being tracked include nutrition standards, vending machine usage and obesity education.
ACCESSION #
24365304

 

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