Culture of Wellness in Preschools

The Culture of Wellness in Preschools is a partnership among many Colorado health organizations to decrease childhood obesity in Head Start. Led by the University of Colorado School of Public Health and funded by the Colorado Health Foundation, the initial effort in over thirty sites included using health promoters and HeartSmartKids risk summaries to counsel parents on healthy lviing and their childrens' weight status. Other partners included Cooking Matters, the Integrated Nutrition Education Project (INEP), I am Moving I am Learning (IMIL), and CREA Results.