Development of a movement and state plan for obesity prevention, Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina

J Nutr Educ Behav. Nov-Dec 2013;45(6):690-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2013.07.010. Epub 2013 Sep 8.


This report outlines the evolution of the Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina movement and publications in support of the movement, including North Carolina's Plan to Address Obesity: Healthy Weight and Healthy Communities, 2013-2020. This evidence-based plan guides the efforts of many organizations as they work to fulfill the mission of Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina: to reverse the rising tide of obesity and chronic disease among North Carolinians by helping them to eat smart, move more, and achieve a healthy weight.

Keywords: environment; obesity; policy; public health.

MeSH terms

  • Health Policy
  • Healthy People Programs*
  • Humans
  • North Carolina
  • Obesity / prevention & control*
  • Public Health / methods*