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Key Lessons From Health Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Research 

09-19-2022 03:43 PM

Key Lessons from the Healthy Kids, Healthy Future Webinar: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Research

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Future: Advancing Equity in Early Childhood webinar series explores how to leverage early care and education settings to achieve equitable health outcomes by highlighting opportunities and advances in policy, research, philanthropy, and innovation.
Early care and education (ECE) is an important setting for promoting equitable health outcomes in early childhood by utilizing best practices in healthy eating and physical activity and participating in child nutrition programs that promote food security. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated equity and food security challenges, however, there are opportunities to take the lessons learned during the COVID-19 emergency as well as current interest in helping ECE systems recover to better serve young children and families. There is a growing body of literature measuring the positive impact of nutrition programs and other obesity prevention interventions in early childhood and the important pathway ECE programs can provide for delivering these interventions. There are a variety of effective and equitable obesity prevention strategies in early care and education settings

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