Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity

Photo: teacher and kids in school cafeteria

Schools can help children and adolescents adopt and maintain healthy eating and physical activity behaviors. CDC provides evidence-based guidance for schools on how to implement policies and practices that effectively promote healthy choices and behaviors among youth.

Funded Programs

CDC funds national nongovernmental organizations and states, territories, and tribal governments to promote nutrition and physical activity among youth through schools and communities.

National Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs)