BAM! Body and Mind is an online destination for kids created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Designed for kids 9-13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.
A brochure-type document for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which “promotes high-quality, affordable child care” via healthy food. This document overviews the program’s successes and includes different studies and statistics proving the program’s effectiveness. Geraldine Henchy and Carolyn Wait, the Food Research and Action Center.
Coordinated school health is an organized, effective and efficient approach to maximizing the health and well-being of both students and school staff. Schools cannot be expected to tackle health alone. Students, families, communities, government agencies, and the media all have an important role. Encouraging collaboration and sharing knowledge and resources will help to ensure healthy schools and healthy, successful students.
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier.
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The HOST site is managed by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time, a program of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College
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