Healthy Life Styles for Children
During Missouri-Arkansas District's stragetic planning meetings that concluded at the District convention in Fort Smith, AR in 2004. It was agreed that the district needed a project that was of interest to both Missouri and Arkansas, and would effect the life styles of the children in our district. The Missouri-Arkansas District has therefore adopted
Childhood Obesity as a District Project.
Obesity in children and adolescents is a serious issue with many health and social consequences that often continue into adulthood. Implementing prevention programs and getting a better understanding of treatment for youngsters is important to controlling the obesity epidemic.
The following goals have been established for the first three years to help develop this project: Healhy Lifestyles for Children
The Following links provide an assortment of Great information that you can download and print as needed to better understand what needs to be done to develop Healthy Life Styles For Children.
Missouri-Arkansas District project
Fun Ways to Increase your daily Steps and Activity
Healthy Food Choices for Food Pantry
Pediatric Videos and Websites
Goals For Healthier Eating and Weight management
Breakfast Get a good start to the Morning
Fun Healthy Recipes
Walking Pedometer Steps Equivalents
Holiday eating Tips