Full Year 2014 - Childhood Obesity

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Active Kids Do Better: A Win-Win for All

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School | September 3, 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director

As the buzzer sounds on another sizzling summer, kids across America are getting back in the game and gearing up for another school year. Now, instead of days filled with swimming, biking, climbing trees and playing, most kids will spend six to seven hours each day within school walls. 

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Active Kids Do Better

Childhood Obesity, Fitness, Let's Move!, Physical Activity | June 10, 2014

By: Drew Brees, Co-Chair of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and NFL Quarterback

As we approach end of the school year for students across America, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is raising awareness about the importance of physical activity and good nutrition for all kids before, during and after the school day. We know that ACTIVE KIDS DO BETTER! They perform better academically and tend to make better health choices into adulthood.

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Celebrating Let’s Move!: Ensuring Bright, Healthy Futures for America’s Youth

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School, Youth | February 25, 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Four years after First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move!, an initiative dedicated to ending the childhood obesity epidemic in America within a generation, we celebrate the tremendous progress that has been made to ensure that children grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

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