Obesity

November 16, 2017
Each month,?we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.? This month’s featured LHI topic is Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the?Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery?to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.
May 13, 2016
Too much time sitting in front of the television or watching a phone or tablet is linked to poor school performance, childhood obesity and attention problems.
November 10, 2011
Legislation to Impact Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity-Policy Update 2011.
November 10, 2011
F as in Fat Report: How Obesity Threatens America's Future.
November 10, 2011
2011 Policy Initiatives on Joint Use Agreements, Child Care Standards, and Breastfeeding Support.
September 28, 2011
The past three years have seen some exciting developments in the ἀeld of physical activity and health. Over 50 years of research culminated in the release of the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which highlighted the important role that active living plays on maintaining good health - for both adults and children.
September 01, 2011
Louisiana State Fact Sheet on Obesity
January 29, 2010
Act 256 calls for the expansion of a current health- related fitness assessment program, as well as plan for developing interventions and making recommendations regarding program implementation, best practices and future directions.
January 29, 2010
Act 256 of the 2009 Regular Session called for the expansion of a current health- related fitness assessment program (Fitnessgram), as well as plan for developing interventions and making recommendations regarding program implementation, best practices and future directions. The bill required the Picard Center, in collaboration with DHH, the Department of Education, the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the Louisiana Council on Obesity Prevention and Management to work together and submit an annual report to the governor, legislature, and BESE.