Childhood Obesity Declines in Connecticut

Childhood Obesity Declines in Connecticut

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin and the University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Husky Nutrition Evaluation Team led by Professor Ann Ferris released a report showing that between 2012 and 2016, the percentage of overweight or obese children enrolled in Hartford early childcare programs decreased by 5 percent, and the average body mass percentile decreased by more […]

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Watching a Garden Grow

Watching a Garden Grow

Children, staff and families from West Haven Child Development Center in Connecticut united to implement an innovative preschool garden project. The children are reading books about seeds, learning how plants grow and are excited about using fresh food from their garden in their meals.

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