Obesity Infographic from IOM

Posted on by Vanessa Hoffman MPH, RD

This week the Institutes of Medicine (IOM) released policy recommendations in a report, Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation, for meeting specific goals to accelerate progress in combating obesity.

The goals include:

  • Integrate physical activity every day in every way
  • Market what matters for a healthy life
  • Make healthy foods and beverages available everywhere
  • Activate employers and health care professionals
  • Strengthen schools as the heart of health

The infographic below captures these goals and areas to target for obesity prevention.


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