Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 5th, 2005
The researchers credited the state's legislative package targeted at the nutrition and diets of schoolchildren at risk of becoming obese for the high grade. Overall, California earned a B for its antiobesity work for all populations.
While most states made strides in this year's Report Card, several states continue to lag behind in taking corrective steps. The three states with the highest prevalence of obesity - Mississippi, West Virginia and Michigan - have done little to correct the problem, although...
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