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In 2005, about 1 in 4 high school students and 2 to 5-year-old children were overweight! Poor nutritional habits and lack of physical activity contribute significantly to childhood weight problems.
Healthy Kids New Mexico works with communities to create programs that motivate children to eat healthier and be more physically active.
10 New Mexico counties and 4 tribal communities have risen to the challenge of helping children, and all residents, live healthier lives. See what's happening in
See the Reports and Publications to learn why community efforts are so important to our chilren's health.