I Introduction – What is NutriSTEP®? II Implementation of Nutritional Risk Screening III Lessons Learned IV References
--written by Michelle Manarina, an intern at the Nutrition Resource Centre and a graduate student in Public Health Nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley; submitted by Lee Rysdale, MEd, RD, Program Coordinator, Nutrition Resource Centre, Ontario Public Health Association
Nestle, M. and Jacobson, M.F. (Jan/Feb 2000).Public Health Reports, Vol. 115, 12-25.
"The paper, "Halting the Obesity Epidemic: A Public Health Policy Approach," urges legislators, researchers, educators, businesses, urban planners, transportation experts, and nonprofit groups to approach obesity in a more creative way and to take immediate action. Specific recommendations include: * Mounting large scale mass-media campaigns to promote healthier diets and physical activity;