October—National Children’s Health Month

We Can!™ or “Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition” is a national program designed for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight. The program focuses on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time.  

 We Can!™ or “Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition” is a national program sponsored by the NHLBI for families and communities to help children 8-13 years old maintain a healthy weight. Program materials provide tips, fun activities, and references to learn about nutrition, energy balance, and maintaining a physically active lifestyle. Visit the We Can!™ Web pages at http://wecan.nhlbi.nih.gov.

 A variety of organizations have joined We Can! and are making a difference in the lives of families across the country. So far, more than 1,130 communities have joined We Can!

 We Can! provides families and communities just like yours with helpful resources that you can start using today to help prevent childhood overweight.

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