Obesity Prevention Policy Priorities:
· Support the adoption and implementation of evidence-based procurement standards for food sold or offered in state government venues.
§ Support the implementation of evidence-based guidelines for healthy eating options for the Legislative Building cafeteria and/or snack bar.
§ Monitor & support the development of Depart. of Transportation’s Complete Streets Initiative;
§ Monitor and support the work of the Sustainability Task Force.
Legislative Childhood Obesity Task Force Report
Click here to view Task Force Recommendations
Talking Points: HB 503
NC Alliance for Health Advocacy Guide and Workbook
Obesity in NC - Talking Points and Facts
Talking Points- Honors Courses for Healthful Living Education Courses
Talking Points- Cost Chart from BA Economic Study
Eat Smart Move More: Policy Strategy Platform- Summary of State Legislation
NC Task Force on Preventing Childhood Obesity - Final Report
05.21.08 -Greensboro News and Record
Schools short of lunch money
05.20.08 -Greensboro News and Records
School nutrition programs ask for more funding