The progress in reducing children’s calorie consumption from sugar-sweetened beverages has stalled.
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This award recognizes leading health professional training programs that have developed new and innovative ways to provide nutrition, physical activity, and obesity counseling education to their students.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation will honor schools, school districts, the National AfterSchool Association and NIKE, Inc. at the Alliance’s 2016 Leaders Summit, September 30 and October 1 in Washington, D.C.
The 328 schools recognized as America’s Healthiest Schools represent 29 different states and the District of Columbia. California, Georgia, New Jersey, South Carolina and Texas have the highest number of healthiest schools represented.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, one of the nation’s largest children’s health organizations with a focus on combating childhood obesity, strongly endorses the new AHA guidelines on added sugars for children.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation announced today it has received a $1,000,000 one-year grant from Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) to create sustainable healthy school environments that improve nutrition, increase physical activity and provide wellness policies and education for students and families.