Social Media Content: Health outcomes of ECE programs

ECE is a fundamental way to improve adult health. Childcare and early childhood education programs that include a focus on nutrition and health for children set the foundation for a heathier adult life. Research proves these programs reduce the risk for chronic disease and, ultimately, health care costs. Share the posts below with policymakers and your community.

Make the case for ECE investments as a way to bolster adult health in the long run.

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  • High-quality programs are comprehensive. Find out how programs that incorporate health and nutrition prevent chronic diseases in the long run. Learn more on @heckmanequation:
  • “Lifestyles play an important role in preventing and controlling chronic disease. Evidence suggests that quality early childhood development influences healthier lifestyle behaviors.” Resources for #ECE and the impact on adult health on @heckmanequation:
  • A new way to improve adult health – focus on comprehensive early childhood programs that incorporate health and nutrition. Watch now from @heckmanequation