Pediatric Obesity Prevention Research

Healthy Children Strong Families (HCSF) is a research study aimed to improve the health of American Indian children ages 2 to 5 and their families. HCSF Is a family-based research project with two journeys which include wellness and safety. The Wellness Journey lessons provide nutrition and physical activity information in 13 action packed lessons. The Safety Journey newsletters will teach important safety basics. Further, HSCF focuses on six program areas:

  • Physical activity
  • reducing TV/computer/electronic time
  • eating more fruits and vegetable
  • drink less sugary drinks
  • eating less junk food
  • improving sleep
  • improving abilities to cope with stress

For more information, contact Nathania Tsosie, MCRP by phone 505-925-4377 or email nttsosie@unm.edu.