Physical Activity and Nutrition
To prevent overweight and obesity.
What we do
Build nutrition and physical activity infrastructure to better address obesity prevention in Rhode Island by:
- Training our partners to implement best and promising public health practices to prevent overweight and obesity
- Building collaborative partnerships with multi-sector stakeholders
- Improving communication between organizations addressing nutrition and physical activity
Implement policy, systems, and environmental changes that make healthy eating and active living easier for all Rhode Islanders
Analyze and track obesity-related data, including emerging threats and trends, to inform decisions regarding development of policies and use of resources.
Provide data about the state of obesity, nutrition, and physical activity in RI