Gov. Nathan Deal announced a major statewide initiative Wednesday to address the problem of obesity, calling it “one of the greatest challenges we face.’’
The obesity program would combine efforts of state agencies, businesses, health care organizations, the philanthropic community, and Atlanta professional sports teams, Deal said.
The initiative’s goals include promoting more physical activity and improved nutrition in schools, along with wellness policies in child care programs.
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Georgia Health News, May 24, 2012