Healthy Start v 2.0 Teaches Children and Families That Common Sense is the Best Weapon in the Fight Against Obesity

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Healthy Start's award winning evidence based program used nationwide just got better. Christine Williams, MD, M.P.H is proud to announce the release of the 2010 edition of Healthy Start featuring the Healthy Habit Heroes.™ The cavalry has finally arrived in the fight against childhood obesity.

Researched and tested for effectiveness, Healthy Start’s new curriculum empowers young children, their families, and teachers to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Choices are a continuous part of everyday life. Evidence shows that even preschoolers make important daily decisions about health and well being. These include decisions about nutrition, safety, hand washing and general hygiene, sun-safety and physical activity. With the help of the Healthy Habit Heroes™ the programs fun interactive classroom and family lessons expose children to these important health areas and help them learn to make positive choices and develop healthy eating habits from a young age.

Preventing obesity is much easier than treating it. For the past 10 years Healthy Start's evidence based programs, Healthy Start, Animal Trackers and Healthy Hops, have helped to empower kids and their families to practice making smart and healthy choices early in life. Dr. Williams and the Healthy Start development team believe that in the fight against obesity the most powerful weapon is knowledge.

About Healthy Start
Healthy Start was founded in 2001 by Christine Williams, MD, M.P.H to create, produce and distribute educational materials that promote positive healthy behaviors to young children and families. Their programs, which include the new Healthy Start 2010, Animal Trackers and Healthy Hops, have been extensively researched evaluated and published. The programs are designed to be engaging and fun for young children with stories, physical games, songs and rhymes. They are easily adaptable to a variety of school environments and easy to integrate into any early childhood education program.

For more information visit our website http://www.healthy-start.com or to schedule an interview please contact Carolynn Lucca at 516 458 9820.

America's children are our future – and our most valuable natural resource! So let’s do the best we can to give them a Healthy Start in life!

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