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Where Is Obesity Headed in the U.S.?

New research from CHOICES finds that about half of the adult U.S. population will have obesity and about a quarter will have severe obesity by 2030. Find out where adult obesity and severe obesity are headed in the United States, for the country overall and by state.

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Choices Childhood Obesity National Action Kit

CHOICES has projected the national population reach, impact on health, and costs for 14 strategies across multiple settings. Visit our Childhood Obesity National Action Kit to compare best value for money strategies to address childhood obesity.

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CHOICES is evaluating policy and program cost-effectiveness. Explore the results with our interactive map.

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Latest News

February 10 2020

Healthy Incentives Program within the SNAP in Harris County, Texas

Through the CHOICES Learning Collaborative Partnership, partners at the Houston Health Department worked with the CHOICES Project Team to model the potential implementation of a Healthy Incentives Pro...

February 10 2020

Half of Us Face Obesity, Dire Projections Show

Coverage from The New York Times’ Personal Health on the CHOICES Team’s recent paper in NEJM (2019): By 2030, nearly one in two adults will be obese, and nearly one in four will be severel...

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Through our Learning Collaborative Partnerships (LCPs), we have worked with 21 states, counties, and cities to evaluate childhood obesity prevention programs and policies.

We have also modeled the cost-effectiveness of local sugary drink taxes in over 20 states, cities, and counties.

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