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Nutrition, Weight Status, and Physical Activity 3.5

Continue to provide public policy leadership to initiatives that promote healthy lifestyles in childhood.

  • Key documents posted to the public website: Childhood Obesity Metrics Report and Systems Map

  • MO Council on Activity and Nutrition leadership and participation

  • AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight/Children’s Hospital Association participation and leadership

  • Establishment, leadership, participation, and secured funding for Missouri Children’s Services Commission Childhood Obesity Subcommittee, which will make recommendations to the Governor and legislature on childhood obesity treatment and prevention