7 States Report Obesity at or Above 35%

7 States Report Obesity at or Above 35%

This month, the CDC released new data on self-reported adult obesity prevalence for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The 2017 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps show that adult obesity prevalence across the country remains high and differs by race, ethnicity, and education. The data come from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance… Continue Reading 7 States Report Obesity at or Above 35%

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State and District-Level Policies for Food Marketing in U.S. School Districts

State and District-Level Policies for Food Marketing in U.S. School Districts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) researchers recently published an article in CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) journal on the associations between state-level guidance and the policies and practices in school districts regarding food and beverage marketing and promotion. State agencies play a critical role in providing school districts with guidance and technical assistance… Continue Reading State and District-Level Policies for Food Marketing in U.S. School Districts

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