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Across America, a quiet but profound change is taking place. There is a movement throughout communities to help one another achieve energy balance together.

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 year’s winners of the Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes and the Smart From The Start Awards!

Smart From The Start provides educators and families of children ages 3-5 with tools and resources need to provide their preschoolers with a strong foundation during the most crucial time in a child's development.

Teachers – Check out the free Energy Balance resources for grades K-5. Use our lesson plans, classroom activities, videos and interactives to promote active, healthy lifestyles at school and at home.

All of the Together Counts program’s resources – including Energy Balance lesson plans, family activities, and more – are also available in Spanish!

Home School Educators: Visit our all-new Home School Headquarters for teacher and parent resources!

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Video Spotlight

See how the Together Counts™ program is making a difference.

  • Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary
    Healthy Weight Commitment
    Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary
  • Smart from the Start: 2014 CGI commitment Update
    Smart from the Start:
    2014 CGI commitment Update
  • Smart from the Start: 2013 CGI Commitment Announcement
    Smart from the Start:
    2013 CGI Commitment Announcement
  • 2012-2013 Find Your Balance Challenge
    2012-2013 Find Your Balance
    Challenge
  • EB4Kids with Play

    EB4Kids with Play
  • Take the Pledge PSA

    Take the Pledge PSA
  • 2011-2012 Find Your Balance Challenge
    2011-2012 Find Your Balance
    Challenge
  • What is Energy Balance

    What is Energy Balance
  • Food Side of the Energy Balance Scale
    Food Side of the Energy
    Balance Scale
  • Physical Activity Side of the Energy Balance Scale
    Physical Activity Side
    of the Energy Balance Scale
  • Wegmans Half-Plate Healthy

    Wegmans Half-Plate Healthy
  • Applying Energy Balance to Student's Lives
    Applying Energy Balance
    to Student's Lives
  • Reducing Obesity in the US
    Reducing Obesity in the
    US
  • Obesity in African American and Latino Communities
    Obesity in African American
    and Latino Communities
  • Cultural Cooking for Kids
    Cultural Cooking for
    Kids
  • Let's Move

    Let's Move
  • Great Health in the Great Outdoors
    Great Health in the Great
    Outdoors

Win for Your School

Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes »

School communities enter every day for a chance to win $30,000 and a new playground. See this year's winners!

Smart From The Start Awards »

Educators share their vision
for promoting active, healthy lifestyles
at their preschool or Head Start Center
to win up to $20,000. See this
year's winners!

Meet our winners and be inspired
by how they Energy Balanced
their classroom and school
communities.

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Energy Balance Tips

NEW Energy Balance Guide. Small changes can have a big impact. Take the first step toward a healthy weight and get guidelines, tips, busted myths and more – for late teens and adults who want to practice energy balance for life.Get Started! (Also available in Spanish!)

At School

Energy Balance 101
Teachers, nurses and school health professionals: Use these specially-designed resources to bring Energy Balance to life with your students.

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At Home

Discover how simple, everyday activities — like sharing a meal or taking a long walk — improve your family's Energy Balance.

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Community Resources

Finding local resources and activities that can lead to a healthy active lifestyle has never been so easy! Find out what your community may have to offer.

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Support

Your contribution to The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation can make a difference in at-risk communities across the United States.

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