Childhood Health

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released findings that show 9 in 10 children ages 6-18 years are consuming too much sodium.

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Swap Your Snack Countdown

6 Weeks to Smart Snacks

Find six places outside the school building where you can “swap your snack” and improve access to healthy choices. Read More

Perhaps the most rewarding part of leading the Alliance for a Healthier Generation over the past year has been that I’ve had the opportunity to witness the real impact our work is having, particularly in underserved communities. It’s exciting to see first-hand the systemic change that occurs as we empower communities to make healthy school changes.

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Working Together in O.S.T.

Healthy Collaboration

Two of the nation’s largest providers of low-cost or free out-of-school time activities commit to healthier sites. Read More

Results suggest that interventions before children turn five may have a bigger impact on their long-term weight status than interventions later in their lives.

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The search has started for the next amazing group of young people to inspire healthy living. Applications are now being accepted for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2014-2015 Youth Advisory Board.

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Healthy Out-of-School Time

A New Collaboration

Our initiative will help millions of young people eat healthier and move more in out-of-school time. Read More

Healthy Holidays on a Budget

5 Tips for the Holidays

Keep your family’s health a priority in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season while saving time and money. Read More

What 7,300 Sugar Cubes Look Like

Sugar Lowdown

What can the sugar you get from sweetened beverages add up to over the course of a week, month, or year? Read More

Discussing Weight with Your Kids

The Talk

Parents of teens find it more difficult to talk about weight with their children than talking about sex, drugs, or alcohol. Read More
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