LITTLE ROCK — Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center will offer two fall sessions of its Healthy & Active Youth Program, which encourages kids and their families to live a healthier lifestyle through fun, interactive activities.
The Healthy & Active Youth Program is a free program for youth, ages 11 to 17 and their families. It incorporates all elements of health, including nutrition and physical activity. This year’s fall sessions will be Sept. 13-Oct. 18 (Session 1) and Nov. 8-Dec. 13 (Session 2). Each meeting is held at Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center, 10915 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite G, in Little Rock.
Topics covered include:
- Beneficial apps and resting metabolic rate (RMR) calculation
- Snacks on the go
- Reduced sodium favorites
- What you can do with lettuce
- Cooked and uncooked portions
- Sugary drinks and their effects
- Fruit and veggie displays
- Breakfast ideas
Participants will receive a fitness tracker, T-shirt, weekly prizes for participation and more. There will also be a weekly newsletter and email follow-ups for daily steps and projects.
The Baptist Health Healthy and Active Youth Program is funded by Baptist Health Foundation, supported by the Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust and facilitated by Baptist Health Weight & Nutrition Center.
If you are interested in signing up for a fall session, please request an application by emailing HealthyActiveYouth@Baptist-Health.org.
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