LEAN Works! Leading Employees to Activity and Nutrition


LEAN Works! Leading Employees to Activity and Nutrition


This resource offers interactive tools and evidence-based strategies to design effective worksite obesity prevention and control programs, including an obesity cost calculator that companies can use to estimate how much obesity is costing them and how much savings they could reap with different workplace interventions.

This Web site provides step-by-step guidance for employers that addresses the following questions:

  • Why should I create a program?
  • Where should I begin?
  • What program components and activities should I include?
  • How do I maintain interest and motivation?
  • Is my program working?


CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Review Date: 2010
Original Summary: September 2010
Last Updated: 12/22/10

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