|Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative|
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Who We ArePhysical inactivity and unhealthy eating are important chronic disease risk factors underlying a significant amount of preventable disease. NACDD initiatives related to these topics are supported through NACDD Councils and freestanding projects.
NACDD's action on focuses on effective policy and environmental changes at local, state and national levels. NACDD participates as a member of the planning team for national and regional conferences such as Weight of the Nation, provides relevant training and resources and works with Affiliate partners to identify the needs of state health departments related to obesity prevention.
What We Do
NACDD has formed a Physical Activity Collaborative with the National Society of Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health (NSPAPPH) and the Physical Activity Prevention Research Network (PAPRN). This collaboration will work to do the following:
NACDD Councils initiate many nutrition-related projects. For example:
Who Should Join Us
Health professionals who look to increase physical activity and reduce the burden of chronic illness.
Why Join Us