Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the American Heart Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
30 years ago, the American Institute for Cancer Research was founded on a simple but radical idea: everyday choices can reduce our chances of getting cancer. They were the first organization to focus research on the link between diet and cancer and translate the results into practical information for the public. AICR embraced the mission of changing lives to save lives.
The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is an innovative, state of the art research, education and patient care facility located on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus. Their mission is to empower individuals, communities and organizations to make sustainable changes to achieve healthier lifestyles so that high obesity rates and chronic disease no longer reflect the way we live as a society.
Fruits & Veggies – More Matters is a national public health initiative from Produce for Better Health Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables. This new campaign takes the place of the 5 A Day program to reflect new dietary guidelines, which recommends more than 5 servings of fruits and vegetables for some Americans.
Our mission is to create future healthier generations through good nutrition. SuperKids Nutrition aims to empower children and families to reach their full potential by having the energy and good health needed to accomplish their life goals. We help parents and the community become more knowledgeable about nutrition and enable children to make healthy choices every day.
Developed by nutrition experts, our website content, books and other educational resources, can be utilized by parents, teachers, dietitians, physicians, nurses, educators and anyone else looking for tools that help raise a healthy family.
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) is a broad-based, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to help reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity, by encouraging positive and permanent lifestyle changes among school-aged children and their families. The Foundation develops and implements innovative and collaborative educational, marketplace and community solutions with its coalition of 300 corporate and not-for-profit partners. Through its free, award-winning Together Counts™ healthy lifestyle, school curriculum, the Foundation has reached more than 34.5 million students. As the first commitment to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative and verified by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the HWCF’s food and beverage company members gave consumers more lower calorie options by removing 6.4 trillion calories from their products– surpassing their pledge by more than 400% three years ahead of schedule.
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation brings together over 230 retailers, food and beverage manufacturers, restaurants, sporting goods and insurance companies, a professional sports organization, NGOs, trade associations, and the U.S. Army aimed at doing their part to help families and schools reduce obesity, especially childhood obesity.
Representing nearly 500,000 restaurant businesses, the National Restaurant Associations advocates for restaurant and foodservice industry interests and provide tools and systems that help members of all sizes achieve success.
The Whole Grains Council helps consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits; helps manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; and helps the media write accurate, compelling stories about whole grains.
Guard Your Health provides a central place for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members to find information and resources on health and medical readiness. The site supports the Army National Guard Chief Surgeon’s efforts to build and sustain a resilient, adaptable and medically ready Citizen-Soldier force. Contact us for more information about the program.
Catherine Katz is the founder of Cuisinicity.com, a healthy cooking website where good food and good health come together in a way that is actually feasible for today’s busy families. She has generated hundreds of “loving food that loves you back” recipes, meeting the highest nutrition standards and the demands of discerning palates in adults and children alike. She is the co-creator of the Nutrition Detectives food label literacy program, now in use by thousands of schools all over the world and has collaborated in the production of other children health promotion programming, most recently the Unjunk Yourself® music video program.