Overweight & Obesity

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New Adult Obesity Maps

Obesity remains high, varies by state, and affects some group more than others.

Early Care and Education (ECE)

Early Care and Education (ECE)

ECE settings can support healthy eating and physical activity among young children.

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High BMI can Increase Risk for Flu Complications

Adults with severe obesity are more likely to develop complications from the flu.

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Community Efforts

Learn what early childhood care, hospitals, schools, and food service are doing.

CDC’s Obesity efforts focus on policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone.