Table 7

State legislation and policies passed since 2002 regarding childhood obesity: competitive foods, nutrition, and physical activity

State

Revised competitive food policy

Policy req'ts vary by grade level

Model policy for comp. foods

State "wellness policy"

Nutrition education

PE/Physical activity

Measure BMI

Advisory committee(s)


AR

CA*

CO

R

CT

FL

R

R

HI*

LA

P

MI

NV

R

NM

OK

TN

TX*

VT

R

R

R

WA

WV*


*Denotes states that have specific guidelines for nutritional content of competitive foods

R = recommendation

P = pilot program

Greves and Rivara International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:1   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-1

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