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Review the following resource: United States Department of Health and Human Services (2017). 2020 Topics and objectives: Nutrition and weight status. Retrieved from:

The prevalence of obesity remains high and affects Americans of all ages.

Initial Discussion Post:

  • Identify two (2) contributing factors to childhood obesity. .
  • List three (3) ways the nurse could intervene to promote the nutrition and weight status objectives for Healthy People 2020.
  • Discuss why these objectives are important for individuals or communities.

Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic. Your initial post must contain a minimum of 250 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 250 word minimum.