By: Active Schools Acceleration Project
Meadowview Elementary in Farmington Area Public Schools is one of four schools nationwide featured on a national website highlighting programs to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. The Active Schools Acceleration Project seeks to increase quality in-school physical activity by identifying the very best strategies to motivate and support youth movement.
By: Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Council Member, PCFSN
As much as we all try, it's not always easy to make healthy eating choices each and every day, and today's busy schedules make it even more challenging! Since March is National Nutrition Month, I wanted to share some of my favorite tips to help make healthy eating easier -no matter where you are or where you're heading.
By: Heidi Christensen, Associate Director at the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
This year's program marked the extraordinary achievements of Adventist hospitals, health ministers and congregations who are leading the way in increasing opportunities for physical activity and access to healthy, affordable food in their communities.
By: Colleen Curtis
To celebrate the second anniversary of Let's Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama is on a three day, four state tour, visiting people across the country whose lives have been impacted by her signature initiative.
By: Let's Move
Since launching Let's Move! on February 9, 2010, significant progress has been made to solve the problem of childhood obesity. Parents, businesses, educators, elected officials, members of the military, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders and kids themselves have made substantial commitments to improve the health of our nation's children.