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Task Force Findings for Obesity

The following is an alphabetical list of intervention approaches reviewed by the Community Preventive Services Task Force with summaries of the Task Force finding for each (definitions of findings). Click a linked review title to read a summary of the evidence and access supporting materials. This table does not include inactive or archived reviews. Findings are divided into the following categories:

Intervention
Task Force Finding
Interventions in Community Settings
Behavioral Interventions that Aim to Reduce Recreational Sedentary Screen Time Among Children Recommended
August 2014
Increasing Water Access in Schools Insufficient Evidence
December 2016
Meal and Fruit and Vegetable Snack Interventions to Increase Healthier Foods and Beverages Provided by Schools Recommended
December 2016
Multicomponent Interventions to Increase Availability of Healthier Foods and Beverages in Schools Recommended
December 2016
Supporting Healthier Snack Foods and Beverages Sold or Offered as Rewards in Schools Insufficient Evidence
December 2016
Worksite Programs Recommended
February 2007
Technology-Supported Multicomponent Coaching or Counseling Interventions
To Reduce Weight Recommended
June 2009
To Maintain Weight Loss Recommended
June 2009
Intervention
Task Force Finding
Provider-Oriented Interventions
Provider Education Insufficient Evidence
October 2007
Provider Education with a Patient Intervention Insufficient Evidence
February 2008
Provider Feedback Insufficient Evidence
October 2007
Provider Reminders Insufficient Evidence
October 2007
Multicomponent Provider Interventions Insufficient Evidence
February 2008
Multicomponent Provider Interventions with Patient Interventions Insufficient Evidence
February 2008