Bureau of Nutrition & Physical Activity

Vision Statement

An Iowa where healthy living is accessible, valued, and supported by all.

Mission Statement

Ensuring Iowans have the opportunity to live a healthy lifestyle by providing education and resources, building partnerships and supporting communities.

Who We Are

The bureau administers programs and grants in partnership with a variety of community-based agencies and organizations. The bureau collaborates with other department programs and initiatives to improve the health of Iowans.

Nutrition and Physical Activity Data

Our Programs and Grants

Programs administered within the Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity include the Iowa Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), SNAP-Ed, 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! and several Nutrition and Physical Activity projects. Click on the program logos below to learn more.

Iowa WIC Logo Iowa Nutrition Network  

Contact Information

Jill Lange, MPH, RD, LD—Bureau Chief
Lucas State Office Building
321 E 12th St
Des Moines, IA 50319

Toll-Free in Iowa Only:  800-532-1579  or from any state:  515-281-6650