Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Head Start Programs Exceed PA and Nutrition Recommendations




A new study in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine finds that the majority of the nation’s Head Start programs report doing more to support healthy eating and physical activity than is required by existing federal regulations. Head Start is the nation’s largest federally funded early childhood education program, serving one million low-income preschool students, 30 percent of whom are obese or overweight.

Study findings.


Perhaps its the support of two programs that have been in place for a few years now?
Head Start Body Start
I Am Moving I Am Learning.