September 5, 2014
New Jersey now has the 39th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, according to The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America, a report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
September 4, 2014
Adult obesity in the U.S. remain high. The 2014 annual report, The State of Obesity, shows that obesity rates increased in six states. See the report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
August 16, 2013
A new report shows that adult obesity rates hold steady in America, but remain high. See the key findings and stats in your area.
June 1, 2013
This study examined whether the mean number of calories purchased by consumers decreased after the regulation to include caloric information on menus was implemented.
February 11, 2011
Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the RWJF, was created to support local and state leaders nationwide in their efforts to promote healthy, active communities and access to affordable healthy foods. The strategies in this toolkit include promising, evidence-based practices that advance these goals and build upon the work in which policy-makers are already engaged.
August 30, 2010
Program Results Report
RWJF provided four grants to enable the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices to enlist governors in tackling the childhood obesity epidemic and encourage state innovation in policies and programs.
June 25, 2009
Childhood Obesity Research
March 31, 2009
Seven men and women who have served as the nation's surgeon general come together to call for action.
March 6, 2009
This article provides a systematic review of the literature on the relationship between environmental and community factors and childhood obesity. While these factors are thought to contribute to childhood obesity, the nature of the relationship is not well understood.
May 1, 2009
A guide for local and state leaders working to create healthy communities and prevent childhood obesity.