Rural Obesity and Weight Control – Organizations
Action for Healthy Kids
Works to improve the health and educational performance of
children by promoting healthy nutrition and increased
physical activity in schools. Provides tools and resources
to support healthy schools.
Active Living Research
Works to develop, support, and share research promoting
physical activity for children and families with an
emphasis on children of color and/or low-income who are at
a risk for obesity. Focuses on communities, active
transportation, schools, parks, and recreation to create
healthy habits across the the U.S. and the globe.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Supports research, programs, and philanthropy devoted to
health and healthcare in the U.S. Works with partners to
develop a national culture of health that will improve the
health of everyone in the U.S.