The Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control supports the promotion of healthy lifestyles as an approach to reducing chronic disease. Wellness promotion efforts can take place in a variety of settings including:
In 2006, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released the Maryland Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan for 2006-2016. The Plan assesses the burden of overweight and obesity and sets forth 10-year objectives to take place in all sectors of society.
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