About MoCAN

The Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MoCAN) is a coalition comprised of representatives from statewide and local agencies, institutions, organizations, other coalitions or individuals who work together to advance the goals and objectives of the statewide plan, Preventing Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases, Missouri’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan.

Vision
The health and quality of life of Missourians will be significantly improved through healthy eating and active living.

Mission
MoCAN fosters and supports healthy eating and active living through policy and environmental changes to measurably improve the health and quality of life of Missouri residents.


Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity:
Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts

For the Childhood Obesity Report from the Missouri Children’s Services Commission and the PowerPoint presentations from the conference, visit: http://extension.missouri.edu/mocan/OC2015/


People participating in healthy activities

MoCAN brochure (pdf)

MoCAN Guiding Principles (pdf)

MoCAN Strategic Plan (pdf)