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Listed below are information and references to address physical activity and nutrition in the healthcare setting.  The information has been arranged as general healthcare resources, resources for prevention and screening, and treatment resources.


State Plan Cover photo See what's in the 2013-2018 Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan for Healthcare.


Healthcare Resources

  • Position statements

  • Resource materials

  • Waiting room brochures

  • Training opportunities (Certificates of weight management)

Prevention and Screening

  • Guidelines

  • Growth charts

  • Tools


Management and Treatment

  • Guidelines

  • Expert recommendations


What Works in Healthcare (PDF, 360 KB) - A four-page summary of evidence-based and promising strategies that focus on helping people eat healthier and be more active in the healthcare setting.  

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Last Updated: June 26, 2013