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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2012

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation

Description of Resource: 
This document describes a set of 5 recommendations and supporting strategies to accelerate progress toward obesity prevention in the next decade. The document also identifies potential measures to access progress toward this goal.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
IOM
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Nutrition and Weight Status
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Citation: 
Glickman D, Parker L, Sim LJ, Cook HDV, Miller EA, eds., and the Committee on Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation [Internet]. Washington, DC: National Academies Press (US); 2012 [cited 2013 Jan 17]. Available from: http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=13275