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Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Offers Free Instructional Materials for Nutrition Education

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 12.5 million children and adolescents between the ages of 2 and 19 are obese in the United States, and the global prevalence of obesity-related diseases among adolescents continues to be a growing concern among health care professionals and parents alike. In an effort to undermine the rising rates of childhood obesity, whole child partner National Education Association's Health Information Network (NEA HIN) and Nestlé in the United States are providing free instructional materials that support educators' ongoing efforts to teach students in grades K–3 about healthy living through a program called Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives.

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