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indiana healthy
weight initiative

Creating an Infrastructure for the Health and Well-Being of our Community

Let Us Be Your Guide

We have some of the best individuals and organizations working together to better Indiana. It is going to take the right combination of policy, systems and environment changes to make Indiana a healthier place to live.

Policy

Policy happens at all levels of government. See our policy priorities and how they fit your town, city, county or state.

Engagement

Find strategies for community change that work for Hoosiers. Learn how to connect with us at a Regional Sessions or at the IHWI Annual Meeting.

Data

Data tells a story. We are developing our story here.

Healthy Schools Action Team

A group focused on advocating for the adoption of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model or coordinated school health.

Together We Can

Make Indiana Healthier

Fast Facts

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Think Access

Access to nutritious foods help communities be healthier. More than half of Indiana counties contain USDA identified food deserts. It is not just an urban problem. Check out our Policy page to see our stance on Healthy Food Financing Initiatives.

Women vs. Men

Between 2005 and 2014, the rate of obesity in women in the United States increased while the rate of obesity in men stayed the same.

Lights On For Healthy Choices

Those dining in well-lit spaces are 16-24% more likely to make healthier menu choices.