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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2011

Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Increase the Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables

Description of Resource: 
This document describes 10 strategies related to policy or environmental changes that are designed to increase access to and improve the availability of fruits and vegetables. Strategies were selected on the best available evidence, as well as the knowledge and expertise of the authors and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention partners. For each strategy, the document includes the rationale, evidence of effectiveness, key considerations, action steps, program examples, and resources.

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Developed By: 
CDC/NCCDPHP
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Nutrition and Weight Status
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
Cross-Sectional or Prevalence Study
Expert Opinion
Field-Based Summary or Case Study
Experimental Study
Citation: 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Increase the Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables [Internet]. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011 [cited 2013 Jan 17]. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/downloads/FandV_2011_WEB_TAG508.pdf