Check out these health initiatives that are taking place in and our nation devoted to making Americans stronger, healthier, and happier. Do you know of efforts not listed here, whether in the private or public sectors, devoted to promoting our nation’s health? Contact us and let us know. We want to add it to our list and share with our readers.
Let’s Move! A national campaign launched by First Lady Michelle Obama devoted to solving the childhood obesity epidemic in a generation.
HealthierUS School Challenge A program sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture and food devoted to recognizing schools who promote nutrition and physical activity in their curriculums to educate students about healthy lifestyle habits.
The Healthy School Meals Act of 2010 (H.R. 4870) A pending bill that will improve the nutritional content of foods offered in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.