Head Start programs offer healthier foods, more exercise

12/8/2009 | USA Today

A survey of 1,583 Head Start directors found young children in the program are being offered more fruits, vegetables and low-fat or nonfat milk to address concerns about childhood obesity. The report also found 89% of programs had outdoor play areas and 73% gave children a chance for at least 60 minutes of physical activity and unstructured play each day.

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