Increase the consumption of healthier food and beverages

Recommendations:

  • Increase access to, and the affordability of, healthier food and beverages
  • Increase public communications that support the consumption of healthier food and beverages

Increase physical activity

Recommendations:

  • Increase opportunities for physical education and physical activity
  • Increase public communications that support physical activity
  • Improve the built environment to create or support physical activity

Decrease the consumption of less healthy food and beverages

Recommendations:

  • Decrease access to, and the affordability of, less healthy food and beverages
  • Decrease public communications that support the consumption of less healthy food and beverages

Increase the initiation and duration of breastfeeding and/or consumption of breast milk

Recommendations:

  • Increase the awareness and understanding of the benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk
  • Improve environments for breastfeeding and expressing breast milk

Increase cross-sector coordination and collaboration

Recommendations:

  • Increase understanding of the health and economic benefits of preventing obesity and promoting healthy weight
  • Enhance public-private partnerships that are engaging in efforts to prevent obesity and promote healthy weight