Policy - Healthy Weight 2008

End year:
Published by:
The National Obesity Taskforce Secretariat
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Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

1. Achieve healthier weight in children and young people through actions which first stop and then reverse the increasing rates of overweight and obesity.

2. Increase the proportion of children and young people who participate in andmaintain healthy eating and adequate physical activity.

3. Strengthen children, young people, families and communities with the knowledge, skills, responsibility and resources to achieve optimal weight through healthy eating and active living.

4. Address the broader social and environmental determinants of poor nutrition and sedentary lifestyles.

5. Focus action on giving children, young people and families the best possible chance to maintain healthy weight through their everyday contacts and settings.

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