To improve child health by conducting evidence-based research, education, and practice in nutrition and physical activity.
New Jersey children will be the healthiest in the country.
The New Jersey Healthy Kids Initiative (NJHKI) builds upon the core values of the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health with a focus on:
- Health Equity: The health and well-being of all children is at the core of the Initiative’s work
- Community Partnership: The NJHKI is committed to partnership with and inclusion of families and communities to improve the health and well-being of all children.