Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Diet and Exercise", "Scientifically Supported", and "Public Health"
Provide patients with prescriptions for exercise plans, often accompanied by progress checks at office visits, counseling, activity logs, and exercise testing
Teach behavioral skills that can help individuals incorporate physical activity into their daily routines
Combine educational, environmental, and behavioral activities that increase physical activity and improve nutrition (e.g., nutrition education, aerobic/strength training, dietary prescriptions, etc.) in various settings
Deliver educational, behavioral, environmental, and other obesity prevention efforts (e.g., education classes, enhanced physical education, healthy food promotion, family outreach, etc.) in schools
Offer young children opportunities to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity by providing fresh fruits and vegetables, incorporating physical activity into daily classroom routines, etc.
Place motivational signs on or near stairwells, elevators, and escalators that encourage individuals to use stairs
Use educational, environmental, and behavioral strategies to improve food choices and physical activity opportunities in worksite settings, also called workplace health programs