Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families

Organizations

California Adolescent Nutrition and Fitness Program (CANFit)

Since 1993, CANFit has been at the heart of the movement to improve healthy eating and physical activity environments for adolescents. From grassroots to government, CANfit works with community-based and youth-serving organizations to identify local solutions and support the development of culturally competent policy and practices.

California Childcare Health Program

The California Childcare Health Program is a community-based program of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing, Department of Family Health Care Nursing. A multidisciplinary team staffs a toll-free Child Care Healthline, trains professionals on health and safety issues related to early care and education settings, and conducts research.

Human Kinetics (HK)

Since 1974, HK has served the physical activity field by producing innovative, informative products in all areas of physical activity that help people worldwide lead healthier, more active lives. HK produces textbooks and their ancillaries, consumer books, software, videos, audio cassettes, journals, and distance education courses.

Team Nutrition

Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.