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The Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity promotes healthy eating and physical activity in order to prevent and reduce overweight, obesity, and related chronic diseases in North Dakota. We accomplish our goals through monitoring the nutrition and health status of North Dakotans; providing education and training; developing policy; advocating for nutrition and physical activity issues; promoting partnerships to plan, implement and evaluate community-based interventions; providing technical assistance; and supporting Healthy North Dakota nutrition and physical activity components.

Division Fact Sheet

HB1443 Report 2014

Programs and Information for the Division Include:


Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Healthy People 2020

Healthy Weight/Healthy Communities

Maternal and Child Health Nutrition

Physical Activity

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)



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