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Experts weigh the heavy impact words have when creating policies for better health
Date:10/20/2011

l and sustained weight loss advised by a doctor is safe and healthywhereas crash diets are dangerous and can contribute to negative health outcomes.

The STOP Obesity Alliance and its Task Force on Women strongly support the new guidelines and are encouraging the public to take action in helping to gain their acceptance among policymakers. The more than 20 groups that make up the Task Force are promoting a "Call to Action," asking individuals to contact their legislators and urge them to review and follow the recommendations.

"We must all make good, responsible choices when it comes to our health, but we also need policies that will support environments where good choices are possible," said Ferguson. "Until legislators focus on weight as a matter of health, policies will not be effective in addressing the nation's serious weight-related health challenges."


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