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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

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

Obesity: Worksite Programs

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends worksite programs intended to improve diet and/or physical activity behaviors to reduce weight among employees. Worksite nutrition and physical activity programs are designed to improve health-related behaviors and health outcomes. These programs can include 1 or more approaches to support behavioral change including informational and educational, behavioral and social, and policy and environmental strategies.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Nutrition and Weight Status
Physical Activity
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
The Community Guide [Internet]. Obesity: Worksite Programs. c2007– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: