More and more parents and educators are starting to "think beyond the gym walls," and come up with ways to fit in exercise before or after school. One idea is to have teachers integrate physical activity into math and reading lessons.
Jess Gerrior, member of Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and sustainability coordinator at Franklin Pierce University, addresses the audience during the Q&A period November 17th in The Colonial Theatre after the showing of the film, “A Place at the Table.” Photo by Bill Gnade
Fast Food FACTS 2013 research report discusses how the nutritional quality of fast-food meals, and how those meals are marketed to children and teens, has improved, but more work is needed.
Thanks in part to a grant from the Foundation for Healthy Communities, the 'Jump And Sprout' kids at the Penacook Community Center Garden harvested more than 1,300 pounds of vegetables and produce this year.
Healthy Monadnock 2020 recently honored individuals, groups and schools for their work in contributing to a healthier community.
After three decades of increases, adult obesity rates remained level in every state except for one, Arkansas, in the past year, according to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2013
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