Policy Brief - Ensuring Young Children Grow Up at a Healthy Weight: Policy Opportunities to Prevent Obesity
Ensuring children grow up at a healthy weight requires action in a child's earliest years-from birth to age two. Smart obesity prevention policies benefit us all by fostering a healthier population and reducing obesity-related health care costs over time
This policy brief gives an overview of the childhood obesity issue, highlights opportunities for prevention, and recommends five specific ways that Connecticut's child care settings and hospitals can help our youngest children get off to a healthy start.
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