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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth; Koplan JP, Liverman CT, Kraak VI, editors. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.

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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance.

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AAcronyms

AAFP

American Academy of Family Physicians

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

ADA

American Dietetic Association; also American Diabetes Association

ALSPAC

Avon Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Childhood

AMA

American Medical Association

APA

American Psychological Association

ARS

Agricultural Research Service

ASSIST

American Stop Smoking Intervention Study

BLS

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

BMI

Body mass index

BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

CACFP

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Caltrans

California Department of Transportation

CARU

Children's Advertising Review Unit

CATCH

Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health program

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CFSC

Community Food Security Coalition

CHD

coronary heart disease

CHSI

Community Health Status Indicators project

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CNU

Congress for the New Urbanism

CSF

Curriculum and Standards Framework

CSFII

Continuing Survey of Food Intakes by Individuals

CSPI

Center for Science in the Public Interest

CVD

Cardiovascular disease

DALYs

Disability-adjusted life years

DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DRI

Dietary Reference Intake

DV

Daily Value (as in % DV)

DVD

Digital video disc

DXA

Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry

EER

Estimated Energy Requirement

EFNEP

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FAO

Food and Agricultural Organization

FCC

U.S. Federal Communications Commission

FDA

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FGP

Food Guide Pyramid

FITS

Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study

FMI

Food Marketing Institute

FMNV

Foods of minimal nutritional value

FNB

Food and Nutrition Board

FSP

Food Stamp Program

FTC

Federal Trade Commission

GAO

U.S. Government Accountability Office (previously U.S. General Accounting Office)

GEMS

Girls Health Enrichment Multi-site Study

HDL

High-density lipoprotein

HEI

Healthy Eating Index

HPDP

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Board

IFIC

International Food Information Council

IMPACT

Improved Nutrition and Physical Activity Act

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ITE

Institute of Transportation Engineers

KEDS

Kids' Eating Disorders Survey

LDL

Low-density lipoprotein

LEAP

Lifestyle Education for Activity Program

LSRO

Life Sciences Research Organization

MEPS

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey

MHHP

Minnesota Heart Health Program

MOVE

Measurement of the Value of Exercise Project

M-SPAN

Middle-School Physical Activity and Nutrition

NACCHO

National Association of County and City Health Officials

NASPE

National Association for Sport and Physical Education

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NCQA

National Committee for Quality Assurance

NEA

National Education Association

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHES

National Health Examination Survey

NHIS

National Health Interview Survey

NHLBI

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NHS

National Health Service (United Kingdom)

NHTS

National Household Travel Survey

NICHD

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIDDK

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NLEA

Nutrition Labeling and Education Act

NLSAH

National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

NLSY

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

NPTS

National Personal Transportation Survey

NRC

National Research Council

NSLP

National School Lunch Program

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

PE

Physical education

PPHEAL

Partnership to Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living

RCT

Randomized controlled trial

RDA

Recommended Dietary Allowance

RWJF

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

SARS

Severe acute respiratory syndrome

SBP

School Breakfast Program

SCT

Social cognitive theory

SES

Socioeconomic status

SHPPS

School Health Policies and Programs Study

SMART

Student Media Awareness to Reduce Television curriculum

SNDAS

School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study

SPARK

Sports, Play, and Active Recreation for Kids program

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USPSTF

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

VCR

video cassette recorder

WHO

World Health Organization

WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

YMCLS

Youth Media Campaign Longitudinal Survey

YRBS

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

YRBSS

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Copyright © 2005, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK83821

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