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Virginia's Obesity Prevention Plan

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The Commonwealth's Healthy Approach and Mobilization Plan for Inactivity, Obesity and Nutrition (CHAMPION) focuses on encouraging and supporting individual and community empowerment and ownership of overweight and obesity prevention. The CHAMPION Obesity Prevention Plan is the product of a broad collaborative effort to identify strategies to promote and increase opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating and to prevent and reduce overweight and obesity across the lifespan.

The Plan includes a Resource Guide of evidence-based, low cost programs available for community groups to implement. In addition, the Plan includes recommended changes in public policies that will improve nutrition education, promote environmental changes and eliminate health disparities. The CHAMPION Obesity Prevention Plan is linked to a number of other obesity prevention initiatives in Virginia including Healthy Virginians and the Governors Nutrition and Physical Activity Scorecard.

To go to Virginia's Obesity Prevention Plan click here.

To see Virginia's Obesity Prevention Program click here.

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