GROW Healthy Kids and Communities

GROW-HKCGenerating Rural Options for Weight (GROW) Healthy Kids and Communities is a 5-year, multi-level research project that seeks to inspire children, families, schools, and communities to create opportunities to eat healthfully and be physically active most every day. Our overarching goal is to prevent overweight and obesity in rural children. GROW Healthy Kids and Communities uses evidence-based research, community-engagement methods and tools, and innovative technology to explore the obesogenic rural environment and develop strategies that families and communities can use to lead a healthy lifestyle.

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