Fitness

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.
November 14, 2017
The Healthy Food Policy Project (HFPP) identifies and elevates local laws that seek to promote access to healthy food, and also contribute to strong local economies, an improved environment, and health equity, with a focus on socially disadvantaged and marginalized groups.
November 09, 2017
Walking is a popular and accessible form of physical activity for many Americans. The latest research regarding the health benefits, the 2015 Surgeon General’s Call to Action, and recent efforts by government/private organizations indicate an increased focus on walking.