OSU Extension has a new program geared specifically to kids and is bringing it to schools, churches, after-school programs and other organizations across the state this fall and winter. It comes complete with a series of video-recorded motivational messages including this one by Buckeye football players Jamie Wood, Jake Stoneburner and DeVier Posey. Contact your […]
Mind and Body
Behavior happens because it is something we have done over and over, i. e. it is a habit, OR it is something that we do because we have a reason for doing it. Changing behavior, therefore, requires different strategies for these different types of behavior. Researchers have studied intentional and habitual behavior and have some […]
Ohio State University Extension’s Family & Consumer Science Educators are teaching a new program to help fight Childhood Obesity. The Choose It! Use It! program helps students look at healthy food choices. Can you choose the healthier of the 2 choices in each pair below? Apple Juice or An Apple Baked Potato or Potato Chips […]
Americans Concerned About Their Weight:. Check out this article.
When is it appropriate to worry about your child’s risk for obesity? During adolescence? Or toddler years? Or when solid foods are introduced? First Lady Michelle Obama, released a report from an expert panel today that says awareness should begin with pregnancy. A woman’s weight before she becomes pregnant and her weight gain during pregnancy are two of […]
ENERGY is another word for calories. Whenever you eat or drink, ENERGY is coming IN. Your body is also constantly working, so ENERGY is going OUT. BALANCE is when the same amount of energy is going IN as is going OUT. Weight Gain = more IN than OUT Weight Loss = more OUT than IN […]