The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: Monitoring Progress in Funded States

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To help address the challenges posed by the obesity epidemic in the United States, the U.S. Congress authorized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to establish the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases. In this article, we summarize the progress of the first 20 states funded by this program. The… (More)

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@inproceedings{Yee2006TheNA, title={The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: Monitoring Progress in Funded States}, author={Sue Lin Yee and Pam Williams-Piehota and Asta V Sorensen and Amy Elizabeth Roussel and James C. Hersey and Robin Hamre}, booktitle={Preventing chronic disease}, year={2006} }