Nutrition and Physical Activity

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

North Dakota Diabetes Report 2014: HB1443 Report

North Dakota FY 2016 Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

Programs and Information for the Division Include:


Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Healthy Weight/Healthy Communities

Maternal and Child Health Nutrition

Physical Activity
   Pedometer Information
     - How to Use Your Pedometer
     - Too Much Sitting: The Health Risks and What You Can Do
     - Walking Log

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