Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition
The Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MOCAN) is a partner-driven council that is housed in Columbia with MU Extension and is composed of professionals across the state from diverse backgrounds (e.g., educators, government officials, healthcare providers, nonprofit representatives, etc.). Through statewide networking, organizations work together to implement and support policy changes that will improve the health and quality of life of Missourians.
These are the three major beliefs guiding MOCAN's plan:
- Nutrition and activity - A balance between nutrition and physical activity efforts is required to prevent and control obesity.
- Science-based approach - Science-based approaches must be used to improve nutrition and increase physical activity.
- Many levels of influence - For approaches to be effective, many levels of influence must support the changes being implemented.
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Event date: April 16, 2020
Event time: | 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
As we monitor the ongoing national response to the spread of COVID-19 and keep public health top of mind, we have decided to cancel the conference. Registrants will be provided a full refund of registration fees. The Missouri Council for Activity ...
Publication date: Jan. 9, 2019
The workplace is an important venue to address nutrition and physical activity issues. The WorkWell Missouri Toolkit was developed to assist businesses in starting, adding to or maintaining a wellness program for their staff. Unlike other resource ...
App to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables, which are listed by their growing season. Nutrients, health benefits and simple recipes are included as well.