What's Your New Year's Resolution?

The new year is a time when we make resolutions to improve our lives. 

People often resolve to eat healthy and hit the gym after the holidays. But for many American families, sheer willpower isn’t enough. These kids and their families face an uphill battle to get healthy.

That’s why this year the team at is resolving to re-energize our efforts to build a network of Leaders and Supporters dedicated to reversing childhood obesity by 2015.

Now we want to hear from you. 

How are you resolving to reverse childhood obesity in 2012? Tell us in the box below, and we’ll share our favorites with the community. 

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Number Date Name I resolve to...
288 Mon Jan 23 22:09:30 EST 2012 Shell Eat organic, when possible and being vegetarian or vegan..More fruits and less junk food.
287 Mon Jan 23 13:21:02 EST 2012 susie 202 -->201I teach at the high school level. I will continue to promote the importance of exercise and eating less of fast foods and more fresh foods. I will always practice what I preach to be a good role model.
286 Mon Jan 23 12:56:57 EST 2012 Jesse reverse the trend of childhood obesity through more exercise as the result of expanding the basketball program that I created at my son's school in the Fall of '10. That first year we had over 40 kids More....
285 Sat Jan 21 14:01:16 EST 2012 Khoudia Sign petitions related to childhood obesity. I believe the main cause is child don't eat enough fresh foods.
284 Fri Jan 20 21:11:49 EST 2012 Krista sign all petitions dealing with this issue and help promote any legislation as well , especially for healthier scholl menus
283 Wed Jan 18 19:35:36 EST 2012 Jodi continue to grow and donate fresh fruits and vegetables to organizations that fight hunger, organize additional food drives, and educate people on living a healthy lifestyle, gardening, and fitness. We More....
282 Sun Jan 15 15:28:25 EST 2012 Blaine be a good role model by following an active, fun lifestyle, eating a healty diet and make healthy choices. And educate and empower kids that they can do the same.
281 Fri Jan 13 23:17:43 EST 2012 Caitlin This year I decided to become a mother. I'm making steps to make sure my child will have a healthy body by having a healthy body myself. I want to set an example for my children so they can set an example More....
280 Fri Jan 13 10:48:16 EST 2012 Rebekah END CHILDHOOD OBESITY!
279 Thu Jan 12 18:44:14 EST 2012 sherrill Get the word out the Amereicans need to eat healtheir, it start with the parents and what they feed their kids. ALSO--NEED YOUR HELP!!! I want to start a petition--help me-- to stop people from promoting More....
278 Thu Jan 12 11:55:25 EST 2012 Anonymous Share with my nieces and newphews homemade healthy meals. Incorporate more vegetables and fruits on the meals I prepare.
277 Thu Jan 12 10:59:06 EST 2012 Callie reverse childhood obesity by educating the community on the benefits of teaching and modeling a healthier lifestyle for our children.
276 Wed Jan 11 11:57:14 EST 2012 Carol Continue to work on the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) to improve our children's health - Farm to School, other healthier options in schools from vending to concessions to fundraisers! More....
275 Wed Jan 11 10:34:04 EST 2012 Gladys As a dietitian I am spreading the message that fruit drinks, beverages, and other drinks that contain sugar are not necessary in our daily diets. I only recommend water and low calorie almond milk.
274 Tue Jan 10 22:02:26 EST 2012 Nik Get Healthy by running on the Treadmill, and also eat healthier.
273 Tue Jan 10 09:27:32 EST 2012 Fatimah assist one of the local schooll wellness councils with installing and maintaining a salad bar in the school cafeteria during lunch. We've had some success with planning, and we are searching for ways More....
272 Tue Jan 10 09:25:30 EST 2012 Michelle Drink more water and get more exercise on a daily basis
271 Tue Jan 10 09:05:33 EST 2012 Sandy as a pediatrician, continue to teach families how to eat healthy and exercise. We run an obesity program in our practice and I resolve to continue to teach fellow pediatricians how they can run similar More....
270 Mon Jan 09 18:00:34 EST 2012 Julianna Besides eating healthy, movement is key to fighting obsesity. I am a physical education teacher and taking this year to write a book on how to involve all children (not just the jocks) in healthy More....
269 Mon Jan 09 15:05:58 EST 2012 jessica encourage healthy eating and exercise to my kids.
268 Mon Jan 09 14:54:33 EST 2012 aileen sign all petitions dealing with the prevention of obesity in children.
267 Mon Jan 09 13:27:14 EST 2012 Deborah work with the teacher in whose class I volunteer to help teach her inner-city students about healthy food choices.
266 Sat Jan 07 23:56:32 EST 2012 Fran Always provide fruit and veggies instead of sweets at our events in the Hispanic Ministry.
265 Sat Jan 07 21:02:12 EST 2012 Michelle Lose the weight I need to lose, Stop smoking, begin & maintain an Exercise program, eat better, continue to encourage children to be active, lots of fruits & vegetables & drink WATER!!!
264 Sat Jan 07 15:38:56 EST 2012 Amy Spearhead a project called the Eatway, in which residents along the Allen Street Bicycle Boulevard (being developed this year on my cross street in Bloomington, IN) will be invited to join me in More....
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