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Why Now?

Today about 1 in 3 kids in the United States is overweight or obese. If we don't reverse this epidemic, the current generation of young people could live sicker and die younger than their parents.

The Cause
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Together We Thrive

We work with schools, companies, communities, healthcare professionals and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids.

Our Approach
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We Need You to Be a Change Maker

We all have the power to help change the environments where youth spend their time. You can be the parent, teacher, company, or voice that gives our kids a brighter future.

Your Role
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Our Model Works

Systemic change takes time, but together we can create environments where the healthy choice is the easy choice.

The Change

What’s Happening with the Alliance

NBA All-Star Visit

Students Meet Atlanta Hawk

NBA All-Star Visit

Al Horford, All-Star center/forward for the Atlanta Hawks, visited Sutton Middle School to celebrate healthy changes.
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Smart Snacks: Countdown is On!

Smart Snacks: Countdown is On!

Swap Your Snack

For the next 12 weeks, we’ll be sharing info and inspiration from schools that have already made Smart Snack changes.
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Drink More Water

Stay Hydrated this Spring

Drink More Water

Water is the best source of hydration for children and adults alike. Find ways to drink more water with your family.
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Smart Snacks Calculator

Take the guesswork out of school nutrition guidelines with our new Smart Snacks Product Calculator! Simply enter the product information, answer a few questions, and determine whether your snack, side or entrée item meets the new USDA Smart Snacks in School Guidelines.

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Take One Step Every Month

It’s not about fitting your family into a mold. There’s no one-size-fits-all plan for you to follow. It’s about knowing your family, assessing your environment, and deciding to live better. A Year of Being Well focuses on one step a month to create healthier lives for you and your family.

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