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Lots to Lose: How America's Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens Our Economic Future

Description:

The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a report calling on the public and private sectors to collaborate in creating healthy communities, with a focus on evidence-based practice. The report includes strategies to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables in an effort to combat obesity and lower related healthcare costs.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Healthy Food Access, Nutrition, Obesity

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Bipartisan Policy Center

Submitted:

11/20/2013

Modified:

11/20/2013

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