Once you have the data you need, explore the strategies that will be most effective to address your health topic of interest.
For example, if you are interested in childhood obesity, the CDC’s Community Guide includes “meal/snack interventions” as one of the recommended strategies, or broad approaches with proven impact. The recommendation shows that interventions to change the quality of meals and snacks are effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption and helping children reduce or avoid increasing the rate of obesity or overweight. The guidance also notes that this type of intervention can be cost-effective.
The resources in this section can help you determine which strategies might be right to help you address your issue of interest.