Healthy Eating / Active Living
- Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood
March 13, 2013
In October 2012 GIH convened a group of grantmakers, researchers, and practitioners for the Issue Dialogue Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood. This Issue Brief synthesizes key points from the day’s discussion with a background paper previously prepared for Issue Dialogue participants.
Issue Brief No. 41: Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood Executive Summary
Issue Brief No. 41: Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood
- Weighing in on Obesity: America's Growing Health Epidemic
February 22, 2002
The country is facing double threats: a dramatic increase in rates of overweight and obesity among children and adults, and an accompanying increase in diabetes and other conditions that threaten the lives and health of the nation's population. This Issue Brief helps health grantmakers understand the nature of today's epidemic and explore ways they can play a role in identifying and promoting effective prevention and intervention strategies, including tackling the root causes of the problem.
Subject Areas: Healthy Eating / Active Living