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Reversing the Obesity Epidemic: Policy Strategies for Health Funders

February 22, 2007

This report presents the rationale for using policy approaches to change food and physical activity environments.  The report highlights the efforts of health funders supporting policy change in schools, food systems and sustainable agriculture, the built environment, and across communities.  It also briefly examines trends and opportunities in health systems, workplaces, and state programs, and concludes with a discussion of challenges and opportunities for moving forward.

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