Mississippi State Department of Health

Obesity and Obesity Prevention


Obesity is a major public health concern which contributes to the major chronic disease killers in the state such as heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers.

Reaching a Healthy Weight

Tools for Weight Management

Getting Active

Links referenced
Mississippi Obesity Action Plan    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/43,6164,289,pdf/2015MississippiObesityActionPlan.pdf
Community Strategies to Prevent Obesity    http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/downloads/community_strategies_guide.pdf
National School Boards Association    http://www.nsba.org/

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