Mission Statement Of Teen Action Program:
To educate and assist children and their families in understanding and reducing the public health threat which exists in America today as a result of obesity and inactivity.
To encourage the community to work together with families to fight the devastating epidemic sweeping our country and killing adults and children.
To create available programs to aid families in understanding the dangers of obesity, the importance of healthy nutrition, the role of metabolism and diet, the causes and cures of type ii diabetes and the proper exercise activities which will prevent further disease.
To ensure that the next decade will bring a reduction in the current incidence of obesity and type II diabetes in this country as opposed to the past decade wherein 30% of our population became obese and the incident of type II diabetes nearly doubled