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IOM new report: Obesity Complex but Conquerable

Posted on Nov 05, 2012 by Maggie LaBarbera

The Institute of Medicine has released a new report about the weight of the nation, adults and children.  But sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words and this great infographic summarized all the key points of the report.

Read the full report.

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Recommendations include:


  • Integrate physical activity every day in every way
  • Market what matters for a healthy life
  • Make healthy foods and beverages available everywhere
  • Activate employers and health care professionals
  • Strengthen schools as the heart of health

weight of the nation


Childhood obesity Resources

Here are more resources for parents with an overweight child.








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