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Non-profit organizations such as HealthCorps work to educate people on healthy eating and advocate for healthy food choices in an effort to combat obesity. Obama said she aimed to wipe out obesity "in a generation". In , the state of Pennsylvania enacted a law, the "School Nutrition Policy Initiative," aimed at the elementary level. These "interventions included removing all sodas, sweetened drinks, and unhealthy snack foods from selected schools, 'social marketing' to encourage the consumption of nutritious foods and outreach to parents.

In the past decade there have been school-based programs that target the prevention and management of childhood obesity. There is evidence that long term school-based programs have been effective in reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity. For two years, Duke University psychology and global health professor Gary Bennett and eight colleagues followed obese patients who had already developed hypertension.

They found that regular medical feedback, self-monitoring, and a set of personalized goals can help obese patients in a primary care setting lose weight and keep it off.

Major United States manufacturers of processed food , aware of the possible contribution of their products to the obesity epidemic, met together and discussed the problem as early as April 8, ; however, a proactive strategy was considered and rejected.

As a general rule, optimizing the amount of salt, sugar and fat in a product will improve its palatability , and profitability. Reducing salt, sugar and fat, for the purpose of public health, had the potential to decrease palatability and profitability. The media is also highly influential on children and teenagers as it promotes healthy body image and sets societal goals for lifestyle improvement.

Examples of media influence are support for the "Let's Move! These campaigns promote physical activity in an effort to reduce obesity especially for children. Ultimately, federal and local governments in the U. Child-safety seats in became modified for the , obese U. Weight is a major component to the formula that goes into the planes take off and for it to successfully fly to the desired destination. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs to be updated.

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