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Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education Win Colorado Foundation Nutrition Policy Video Contest
$1000 award to be gifted to subject of winning video, Sheldon Elementary School in Richmond, CA
Washington, D.C. – The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that their Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play (EB4K) program and Sheldon Elementary in Richmond, California were awarded $1000 for the Nutrition Policy Video Contest from the Colorado Foundation for Health and the Environment. EB4K is an evidence-based program that promotes nutrition, physical activity, and energy balance knowledge and behavior changes in kids led by Registered Dietitian (RD) Nutrition Coaches and Recess Coaches.
HEALTHY WEIGHT COMMITMENT FOUNDATION, NATIONAL PTA AND DISCOVERY EDUCATION ANNOUNCES CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE COMMITMENT: PRE-K SMART FROM THE START GRANT PROGRAM
-- New Program Offers Schools, Parents and the Community $500,000 in Grants, Training and Awards --
Silver Spring, Md. –The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF), National PTA® and Discovery Education, announced today their Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action, Smart from Start. An early childhood education grant program, Smart from the Start, offers critically important healthy living resources to preschoolers and their families across the nation.
By Todd Feathers
The students at Russell Elementary School do not have a gymnasium, and their reheated lunches are devoid of leafy greens, but the Dorchester school’s passion for health and wellness has earned it national recognition and a surprise gift from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Lower-calorie foods and beverages dramatically boosted revenue at 16 food and beverage companies that account for nearly $100 billion in annual sales
Lower-calorie products are driving a disproportionate share of the sales growth for many of the U.S.’s largest food and beverage companies, according to a newly released Hudson Institute study, Lower-Calorie Foods and Beverages Drive Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Companies’ Sales Growth.