is a nutrition and physical activity education program from HSS designed to provide information to children and their families about the importance of healthy eating and staying active.
Since the program began in 2003, Hospital for Special Surgery has conducted many SNEAKER© programs at elementary schools, high schools, community centers and non-profit organizations. These programs ranged from small group workshops to larger health fairs, reaching over 15,000 New York City Children.
The SNEAKER© program teaches children about:
- Portion Control
- Whole Grains and Fiber
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Calcium and Dairy
- Lean Proteins
- Physical Activity
- Healthy Snacks and Fast Foods