Navigation Links
KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living Kicks Off 2010 Campaign to Make Southern California Kids and Families Healthier
Date:3/5/2010

Eight-Year Childhood Obesity Prevention Program Reflects First Lady's Focus

GARDENA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living:

WHEN: Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 2:30 pm

WHERE: 186th Street Elementary School, 1581 W 186th St., Gardena 90248

WHO: KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living Campaign

LAUSD Beyond the Bell Youth Services

Kaiser Permanente

And 200 4th and 5th graders from 186th Street Elementary School

VISUALS: 4th and 5th Graders will challenge themselves and their adults to walk 10,000 steps

Students, parents, teachers and sponsors of the KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living will kick off the 2010 campaign to combat childhood obesity with what is the first of many daily 10,000 step walks. More than 100,000 4th and 5th grade students in Southern California -- with 30,000 coming from Los Angeles Unified School District -- will also be keeping food logs, tracking their steps with pedometers from Kaiser Permanente and taking home workbooks with ideas to encourage the rest of their families to make healthy food choices and increase their physical activities.  

The KID HEALTHY Nutrition Education Material and Activity Plan closely mirrors First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign.  KID HEALTHY was founded by ABC7 and is supported by a coalition of 20 public and private local non-profit volunteers, state and county agencies and corporate sponsors, including the Los Angeles Unified School District's Youth Services and Beyond the Bell after-school programs. The campaign is implemented in elementary schools with assistance from the Network for a Healthy California -- Children's PowerPlay! Campaign. Since 1994, Kaiser Permanente has contributed more than $1 million in grants to fund the KID HEALTHY educational campaign for Southern California children.  

SOURCE KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.mykidhealthy.org

'/>"/>

SOURCE KID HEALTHY-Steps to Healthy Living
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. KID HEALTHY Childhood Obesity Prevention Program Reflects First Ladys Focus
2. Healthy Aging Global Leader Broadens Patient Exercise/Nutrition Success With Online Living Site
3. Seattle Suttons Healthy Eating Sponsoring The Biggest Loser Chicago Casting Call
4. Learning keeps brain healthy, UCI researchers find
5. HealthyCircles™, A First of Its Kind Online Care Coordination Platform, to Be Featured At The HIMSS10 Conference
6. Program delivers healthy behaviors door-to-door
7. HealthyCircles™ Partners With BridgeGate International™ to Extend Its Online Exchange of Health Information
8. Taxing unhealthy foods may encourage healthier eating habits
9. Damaged protein identified as early diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimers disease in healthy adults
10. New Online Store Makes Buying Cosmetics a Healthy Choice
11. Be Well Book Launches National Movement to Help Moms Instill Healthy Habits and End Childhood Obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a Media Slicing ... their videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers in ProSlice ... , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. FCPX ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn ... to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization ... selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for ... is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, 2016 ... dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity Recovery ... are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a disorder ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® ... American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to ... and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... Ontario , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab ... Company,s Board will take whatever measures required to build ... Company,s stock which is currently listed on the OTC ... Wexler, Company Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an ... difficult to understand, not only by the Company, but ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , June 24, ... GBT ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel ... with significant unmet needs, today announced the closing ... 6,400,000 shares of common stock, at the public ... the shares in the offering were offered by ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , June 24, 2016 ... a set of recommendations that would allow ... information (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage ... determine the "value" of new medicines. The ... that does not appear on the drug label, a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: