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Obesity prevention

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Last updated:12th Mar 2015
Obesity prevention - National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

This guideline covers preventing children, young people and adults becoming overweight or obese. It outlines how the NHS, local authorities, early years’ settings, schools and workplaces can increase physical activity levels and make dietary improvements among their target populations.

The clinical management of obesity is covered by NICE’s guideline on obesity: identification, assessment and management.

NICE has also produced guidelines on preventing excess weight gain and weight management: lifestyle services for overweight or obese adults.


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