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REACH 20th Anniversary

Active People, Healthy Nation

People being physically active

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition

Be Prepared. Continue breastfeeding during an emergency.

Emergency Preparedness

Continue breastfeeding during an emergency.

Infant and Toddler Nutrition: Read about feeding practices for infants and toddlers from birth to 24 months of age.

Connecting Routes and Destinations.


CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO) protects the health of Americans at every stage of life by encouraging regular physical activity, good nutrition, and preventing adult and childhood obesity.