Kids who attend 'healthy' schools have fewer absences, higher academic achievement and self-esteem and are more likely to graduate from high school.
Given the soaring costs of healthcare, employers are motivated to help their employees adopt healthier behaviors in an effort to reduce chronic disease.
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Obesity is a public health crisis. For the past ten years, FORWARD DuPage has ensured that obesity prevention through healthy lifestyle choices remains a top priority in DuPage County.
Preventing obesity in young children could help reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity as well as reduce obesity in adulthood.