Childhood Obesity

What does it look like in MN?

Robert Q. Benedict
Organized By: Robert Q. Benedict | Founded: Mar 12, 2010
13 Members | 6 Discussions | 0 Emails
Related Competition

This group is related to the
Challenge I: Ideas for Addressing Obesity in Minnesota competition.

Are you concerned about the alarming prevalence of childhood obesity? Join this group to discuss ways Minnesotans can instill lifelong healthy habits in kids.

This group is moderated by Joel Spoonheim, a leader in community change who has worked for city governments, a food manufacturer, and non-profits as a leader of major initiatives that require engaging diverse stakeholders and complex problem solving.  In 2009, he led the AARP Blue Zones Vitality Project in Albert Lea, Minnesota which engaged thousands of citizens in improving the health of the community.

Sapphire Jones said: It is a challenge and a responsibility of the parents to ensure that their children is living a healthy life. - Flemings Ultimate Garage about the Forum topic Parent-Child Challenge. - 2386 days ago read more >
salve rogers said: I agree with this program too. Hope, many will support this project. And I would definitely recommend this. - Mission Maids about the Forum topic Kickoff Thoughts – No food for fundraisers. - 2388 days ago read more >
Jerome Twain said: I guess, the parents should exert more effort in explaining to their children about the matters. - Mission Maids about the Forum topic No TV in Bedroom. - 2388 days ago read more >
Jerome Twain said: I think this is a good program. Through this, we could be able to promote healthy lifestyle to people. - Mission Maids about the Forum topic Walking School Bus. - 2388 days ago read more >
shalanie scott said: I provide the kids with healthy snacks on their box, filled with nutritious sandwiches and fruits. - C. Frederick Wehba about the Forum topic Snacks. - 2393 days ago read more >
shalanie scott said: I agree. We should provide kids time to enjoy and perform actively as this does not only give them the chance to get along with other ... about the Forum topic Busy body students. - 2393 days ago read more >
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