Thank you to our Demand Healthy Week Allies! Your support and enthusiasm for our shared mission of making healthy the norm in America is greatly appreciated. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about becoming an ACTIVE Life Ally.
H-E-B, ACTIVE Life's Leading Ally, is one of the nation’s largest independently owned food retailers serving families in Texas and Mexico with over 300 stores and 75,000 employees. H-E-B is known for its strong commitment to the communities it serves. H-E-B is showing an equally strong commitment to health and wellness through their support of the ACTIVE Life Movement and the relaunched H-E-Buddy, a line of foods and products aimed at kids with no high-fructose corn syrup or partially hydrogenated oils, as well as a restricted number of calories from fat, saturated fat and sugar.
View website heb.com
ACTIVE Life is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to organizing the national movement for healthy change in America. We envision and are committed to establishing an American culture which values, demands and supports healthy for all. We believe that it's time to demand that healthy be the norm in our country, and we hope you'll demonstrate your support for our shared cause by participating in Demand Healthy Week.
To learn more about ACTIVE Life and our programs and initiatives, visit us online at www.activelifehq.org.
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Austin Independent School District (AISD) is a diverse, urban district that is making great progress in student academic achievement. AISD is the largest school district in Texas, and serves approximately 86,000 students at 124 schools.
In partnership with parents and our community, AISD exists to provide a comprehensive educational experience that is high quality, challenging, and inspires all students to make a positive contribution to society. AISD strives to have people from all segments of its district nationally recognized as an outstanding school district, instilling a passion for life-long learning in all students.
View website austinisd.org
The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 40,000 international, national, and regional members and certified professionals are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
View website www.acsm.org
ACTIVE Life is proud of its alliance with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). Both are working together to inspire and empower all Texans to live healthy, ACTIVE lives. BCBSTX serves 4 million members in all 254 Texas counties, which includes employer groups, individuals and government units, providing traditional and consumer-directed health insurance products, including medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, and medical management/behavioral health services.
View website bcbstx.com
How Do You Roll? is a fast-casual sushi restaurant that allows guests to customize maki sushi rolls. How Do You Roll? combines hip décor and modern design with high quality sushi at an affordable price. How Do You Roll?’s unique four-step ordering process makes it the first sushi restaurant of its kind in the entire world. Always mindful of healthy eating, the restaurant’s Web site features a nutritional calculator for guests to view various menu items’ nutritional information.
For more information about the restaurant, visit www.howdoyouroll.com.
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SANS Soda is the next evolution in the emerging diet soft drink segment. It has the delightful enjoyment that consumers expect from soft drinks but without (or “sans”) the negatives commonly associated with these beverages. SANS Soda contains zero calories, zero artificial sweeteners, zero artificial colors or flavors, zero GMO’s, and unlike current stevia sodas on the market, zero erythritol.
View website http://www.sanssoda.com/
In conjunction with San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s Find Your Balance Campaign, the Mayor’s Fitness Council (MFC) invites all citizens of San Antonio to participate in becoming a healthier community. We can do this together, and by making small changes in our lifestyles we can make big improvements in our fitness and nutrition. The soon to launch blog and the full web portal will start to share some of the simple ways you and your family can get healthier.
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro appointed the Mayor’s Fitness Council (MFC) in May 2010, headed by tri-chairs Tony Canty (Labatt Foods), Wane McGarity (HEB), and Dr. Amelie Ramirez (UT Health Science Center). The mission of the MFC is to transform San Antonio into a healthier and more active community in which citizens, schools, businesses, community groups, and other organizations achieve targeted health and fitness goals through initiatives in the following areas:
• Media and Community Outreach
• Physical Fitness and Active Transportation
• Healthy Schools
• Nutrition and Fresh Food
• Corporate Wellness
View website www.safitness.org
The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) comprises of the commissioner of education and agency staff. The TEA and the State Board of Education (SBOE) guide and monitor activities and programs related to public education in Texas. Some of these very activities and programs focus on providing opportunities for students to achieve their maximum potential by developing safe and healthy behaviors, attitudes and skills.
The Texas Education Agency’s Division of Health and Safety provides the coordination, administrative leadership, policy development and implementation for these specific state and federal requirements and initiatives with an emphasis on the Whole Child approach to learning. This overall approach is expressed through the 8-Component Coordinated School Health Model which includes the integration and implementation of health education, physical education, health services, mental health and social services, nutrition services, healthy and safe environment, family and community involvement, and staff wellness.
View website www.tea.state.tx.us
The Cooper Institute, established in 1970, is a 501.c.3. nonprofit research and education organization dedicated globally to preventive medicine. The Cooper Institute’s work is diverse and focuses on advancing preventive health practices for children and adults. Our scientific and education assets serve as the foundation for all we do.
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