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Policy ResourcesThere is growing interest among public health professionals in the broader societal trends and environments that support health and well-being and advance effective strategies to prevent obesity and related chronic diseases. Factors that affect individuals’ physical activity and nutrition behaviors may be influenced by environmental and societal conditions. Public health practice and programs directed towards creating healthy environments can support individuals in making and sustaining healthy choices, thereby having a direct effect on their behaviors and health outcomes. The following links provide resources for professionals working to increase physical activity, promote dietary quality, and prevent obesity.


 
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