Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program provides statewide
leadership to decrease overweight and obesity, increase physical activity
and improve nutrition. Located in the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Program and its partners have developed and are
implementing the Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan to
accomplish the overall goal of preventing obesity and chronic disease.
Information by Settings
Here are two examples of the available resources.
WI Act 137 - Workplace Wellness Grant Program - New legislation was
enacted March 2014 to provide grants to small businesses that create
workplace wellness programs. More information is available on the
What's New -
See the most recent program resource or initiative.
Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding is
one of the most important contributors to infant health. Breastfeeding
provides a range of benefits for the infant’s growth, immunity, and
development. Visit this link for more information, including the
kit for Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Centers.
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September 18, 2014