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PHI’s CA4Health Changes Beverage Policies at Central Valley Head Start Centers

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CA4Health, PHI’s statewide Community Transformation Grant covering rural and small California counties, worked with Head Start Centers across four Central Valley counties to adopt strong healthy beverage standards to help give these children a head start to a healthier life.

As a result, 1,500 children through age five now drink water and unflavored milk (and breast milk for those up to 12 months) instead of soda, sports drinks, juice and juice drinks, and flavored milk.

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