Professional organizations offer policy statements, clinical practice guidelines, and recommendations to help support you and your patients promote healthy eating and active living.

Local Chapters

American Academy of Pediatrics California, Chapter 2

Breastfeeding Coalition of Ventura County

California Medical Association

Christian Medical and Dental Association, Ventura County Chapter

Coastal Tri-Counties District Dietetic Association

Hospital Association of Southern California: Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

The Partnership for a Healthy Ventura County

Ventura County Medical Association


State Associations

California Dietetic Association

California Medical Association Foundation

Obesity Prevention Project


National Associations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

American Academy of Family Physicians

American Academy of Pediatrics

AAP Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk

AAP Breastfeeding Initiatives

AAP Committee on Nutrition Policy Statements

AAP Expert Committee Recommendations

AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight

American College of Sports Medicine

American Medical Association

AMA Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Obesity

Institute of Medicine

Institute of Medicine Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute



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