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California Obesity Prevention ProgramCalifornia Obesity Prevention Program

The California Obesity Prevention Program (COPP) is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded program within the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that works to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and prevent obesity among all Californians.   

Specifically, the program addresses environmental and policy change strategies related to six obesity prevention target areas including:

  1. Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption
  2. Decreasing consumption of energy-dense foods
  3. Increasing physical activity
  4. Decreasing television viewing (screen time)
  5. Increasing breastfeeding initiation, duration, and exclusivity
  6. Decreasing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages
Innovative California Program for Breastfeeding Friendly Clinics
California Obesity Prevention Plan (Plan)
Obesity Prevention Resources
Childhood Obesity Conference
County Level Obesity Prevention
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