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Alliances for Obesity Prevention : Finding Common Ground : Workshop Summary / Lynn Parker [and others]., rapporteurs ; Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Subject: Obesity > United States > Prevention > Congresses.
Food habits > United States > Congresses.
Agriculture > Nutrition > United States > Congresses.
Health promotion > United States > Congresses.
Food > United States > Composition > Congresses.
Obesity > Nutritional aspects > United States > Congresses.
Obesity.
Feeding Behavior.
Health Promotion.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Congresses.

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  • ISBN: 9780309224734
  • ISBN: 030922473X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (84 pages)
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Background and rationale -- Mission: readiness -- Food and agriculture -- Physical activity and the built environment -- Forming successful alliances -- Building alliances -- Final observations.
Summary: "Many organizations are making focused efforts to prevent obesity. To achieve their goals, accelerate their progress, and sustain their success, the assistance of many other individuals and groups--not all of them with a singular focus on obesity prevention--will be essential. In October 2011 the Institute of Medicine held a workshop that provided an opportunity for obesity prevention groups to hear from and hold discussions with many of these potential allies in obesity prevention. They explored common ground for joint activities and mutual successes and lessons learned from efforts at aligning diverse groups with goals in common"--Publisher's description.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from resource home page (National Academies Press, viewed May 29, 2012).
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