FAMILIES 4HEALTH PROGRAM
Obesity is still an issue, based upon an American Academy of Pediatrics journal, that without signiﬁcant intervention, it is estimated that half the American adult population will be obese by 2030, further eroding the health of the population and straining the health care system.
OBESITY INTERVENTION > FITNESS NUTRITION COACHING COUNSELING
The genesis of F4H, is based upon are 3 year pilot YFDS completed in partnership with the U of M and other health care professionals.
The focus of F4H,is to raise the awareness amongst targeted population groups about the risk of improper diet, lack of nutrition in food choices, the rising incidence of obesity that affects all segments of society.
Proof of concept, YFDS has already conducted a 3.5 year pilot project in collaboration with area Health Care Providers, Medical Professionals, and the University of Minnesota to develop a intervention model to address issues of obesity, diabetes, and related diseases.