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Strategies to Combat Obesity

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Take Action for Me

Knowing your body mass index (BMI), achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular physical activity are all actions you can take for yourself to combat obesity.

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Take Action for My Family

By knowing their child's BMI, and helping children participate in physical activities and develop healthy eating habits, parents can play an important role in combatting obesity for their family.

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Take Action for My Community

Learning what early childhood education programs, hospitals, neighborhoods, schools, and worksites can do to help make the healthy choice the easy choice can help you take action in your community to combat obesity.

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