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State Legislative InformationNutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Legislative Database
This state-based searchable database provides legislation information pertaining to nutrition, physical activity and obesity. It provides bill numbers, year, congressional sponsor; a short summary of the legislation; and its current status.

Nutrition Policy Resources

American Dietetic Association: Advocacy and the Profession*
Members of the American Dietetic Association work on a broad range of current public policy issues affecting food, nutrition and health issues to advance the nutritional status of people.

School Wellness Policies*
This site provides model policies in compliance with the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.

Team Nutrition: Local Wellness Policy*
This clearinghouse created by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) contains reference materials to assist school districts with developing local wellness policies for physical activity and nutrition, tools and resources for implementation, and un-reviewed sample.

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* Links to non-Federal organizations found at this site are provided solely as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the Federal Government, and none should be inferred. CDC is not responsible for the content of the individual organization Web pages found at these links.

Page last reviewed: February 8, 2008
Page last updated: March 6, 2008
Content Source: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion