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The High Obesity Program: Overview of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Cooperative Extension Services Efforts to Address Obesity

Description
Describes the implementation of the High Obesity Program, a program designed to expand access to healthy foods, increase opportunities for physical activity, and reduce obesity and related diseases in high-risk and predominantly rural communities. Efforts were supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cooperative Extension Service (CES).
Author(s)
Ashleigh Murriel, Sahra Kahin, Anu Pejavara, Terrence O'Toole
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 17
Date
03/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention