The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Nutrition consists of twelve members appointed by the Governor who have expertise in physical activity, physical fitness, nutrition and promoting healthy behaviors.

Vision: Iowa will be the healthiest state in the nation.

Mission: Promote a healthier lifestyle through regular activity, proper nutrition and the development of healthy communities for all Iowans.

On these pages you will find information on the Governor’s Youth Challenge, the Healthy Iowa Awards, Iowans Fit for Life statewide comprehensive plan for nutrition and physical activity, various efforts of the current subcommittees, and links to other useful resources.