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Little Beacons of Change: Targeting Preschool Children to Drive a Culture of Health

Authors:

Jacqueline Latina ,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US
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Sameer Bansilal,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US
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Rajesh Vedanthan,

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US
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Valentin Fuster

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, US
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Abstract

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  • Childhood obesity persists into adulthood, and early prevention is paramount.
  • A preschool-based curriculum has been developed to promote healthy behaviors.
  • The FAMILIA project is promoting healthy lifestyles among families in East Harlem.
How to Cite: Latina J, Bansilal S, Vedanthan R, Fuster V. Little Beacons of Change: Targeting Preschool Children to Drive a Culture of Health. Global Heart. 2016;11(4):467–8. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.10.023
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Published on 01 Dec 2016.

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