3rd graders learn how to eat right so they wonít get fat
ĎSmart Bodiesí program makes healthy choices fun
The benefits could be life-changing for many children.
According to the Louisiana State University AgCenter and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, the creators of Smart Bodies, by making the healthy food and fitness choices, students will reduce their risk of getting obesity-related illnesses like:
High blood pressure.
As you can see from our photograph, the program is hands-on and interactive - the kinds of things that make learning fun.
The Body Walk, pictured, is a sprawling "stroll-through" exhibit complete with 10 stations that represent different parts of the human body.
Classroom activities prepare the students for the walk that begins with a tour and discussion of the brain and ends with facts about the skin.
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