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CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is working to implement policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone.

Strategies to Combat Obesity

Other Healthy Living Topics

Nutrition
Good nutrition is vital to good health, disease prevention, and essential for healthy growth and development of children and adolescents.

Physical Activity
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.

Breastfeeding
One of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant is to breastfeed.

Healthy Weight
Staying in control of your weight contributes to good health now and as you age.

State and Community Programs

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Learn about CDC funded state and community programs to prevent obesity and other chronic diseases, highlights and stories, state tools and resources, and obesity prevention recommendations.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
Programs to Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas CDC-RFA-DP14-1416 

 

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