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Childhood Obesity Prevention in Texas: Workshop Summary
counteract the factors that led to obesity in the first place. Collaborative involvement of multiple sectors and stakeholders at all societal levels is important to alter collective cultural norms that have contributed to the childhood obesity epidemic. The efforts undertaken in Texas serve as a case study of various streams of influence at the state and local levels that are merging to effect the prevention and reversal of childhood obesity across the state.