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Monday, August 27, 2007

How Obesity Policies are Failing

Adult obesity rates rose in 31 states last year, according to the fourth annual F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America, 2007 report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH). Twenty-two states experienced a statistically significant increase for the second year in a row; no states decreased. A new public opinion survey featured in the report finds 85 percent of Americans believe that obesity is an epidemic.
Findings, recommendations and graphic here. Full report here.

posted by CASFS 2006 @ 11:35 AM


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