The Institute of Medicineís recent report, Evaluating Obesity Prevention
Efforts, develops a concise and actionable plan for measuring the nation's progress in
obesity prevention efforts - specifically, the success of policy and environmental strategies recommended in the 2012 IOM report Accelerating
Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation. This book offers a framework that will provide guidance for systematic and
routine planning, implementation, and evaluation of the advancement of obesity prevention efforts. This framework is for specific use with the
goals and strategies from the 2012 report and can be used to assess the progress made in every community and throughout the country, with the
ultimate goal of reducing the obesity epidemic. It offers potentially valuable guidance in improving the quality and effect of the actions being
The recommendations of Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts focus on efforts to increase the likelihood that actions taken to prevent obesity
will be evaluated, that their progress in accelerating the prevention of obesity will be monitored, and that the most promising practices will be
Evaluating Obesity Prevention Efforts is available to read or download at no charge at this link:
Itís also possible to purchase a print version of the prepublication, or preorder
a print version of the final version.
As a special offer, you can receive a 25% discount off the list price for print versions of either the prepublication or the
final forthcoming version of the report when you use promotional code F3EPOP.
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