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Preschooler Focus

The Preschooler Focus is a quarterly newsletter dedicated to what's new in physical activity and health during the early years.

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  • Issue 28 - Heart Health In this issue we share findings from the HOPP study that show energetic play keeps preschoolers' hearts and blood vessels healthy as they grow. *NEW*
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Issue 27 - Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Sugar-sweetened beverages are everywhere, and too much sugar isn't good for children's health.[Online version & Printable pdf]



Nutrition for Young Athletes Information bulletinNutrition for Young Athletes

Children need proper nutrition to train and compete in sports and maintain growth. Check out this bulletin for the latest information on hydration, protein, and carbohydrate requirements for children in sports.


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