A research article examining U.S. state regulations on youth obesity prevention in all 50 states. The objective of this examination was to contrast individual state regulations on nutrition and physical activity related to obesity and child care homes. The research found great variation amongst the 50 states’ regulations and suggests enhancing wide-scale state regulations. Sara E Benjamin, Angie Cradock, Elizabeth M Walker, Meghan Slining and Matthew W Gillman, BMC Public Health, Vol. 8, May 30, 2008, published by BioMed Central.

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