Tools for Obesity Prevention

Active, Accessible Communities
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Create more opportunities for safe and easily accessible places to walk, bike, and be physical active with policies that support shared use of facilities, Safe Routes to School, bicycle-friendly streets, pedestrian safety, and more. Healthier Food Environments
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Increase the supply of healthy options in stores, markets, restaurants and other places that sell or provide food and beverages.  Limiting Unhealthy Foods
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Decrease the availability and visibility of junk food and sugary beverages everywhere.  Junk Food Marketing
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Limit pervasive junk food and beverage advertising, while getting a better understanding of related First Amendment and commercial speech issues.  Healthier Schools
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Make schools healthier places for students to learn by improving food and beverage options, increasing physical activity opportunities, restricting junk food marketing, and strengthening wellness policies. Law & Policy 101
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Learn more about how law and policy can support obesity prevention policies.