UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to promoting solutions to childhood obesity, poor diet, and weight bias through research and policy. The Center serves as a leading research institution and clearinghouse for resources that add to our understanding of the complex forces affecting how we eat, how we stigmatize people with obesity, and how we can change.

The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to promoting solutions to childhood obesity, poor diet, and weight bias through research and policy. The Center serves as a leading research institution and clearinghouse for resources that add to our understanding of the complex forces affecting how we eat, how we stigmatize people with obesity, and how we can change.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Competitive Foods Physical activity before and after school Physical activity during school School Nutrition

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Community Healthy Food Access Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP) Food Marketing in Schools Food Standards/Procurement School Nutrition/Competitive Foods School Wellness Policy

Region Served:

National

Setting:

Community School

Setting Type:

Rural Suburban Urban

http://www.uconnruddcenter.org/

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