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Free obesity curriculum

Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation today announced the launch of a new online curriculum powered by Discovery Education, available at no cost to educators at www.energybalance101.com.

The new curriculum, jointly developed by Discovery Education, pediatric dieticians and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), includes lesson plans, resources and videos aligned to state standards, for the K-2 and 3-5 grade bands. Teacher resources are divided into four modules:

--Module 1- Introduction to Energy Balance and how to make choices for an active, healthy lifestyle that fit individual needs
--Module 2- Food Side of the Energy Balance Scale
--Module 3- Physical Activity Side of the Energy Balance Scale
--Module 4- Applying Energy Balance to Students’ Lives

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