childhood obesity http://kbia.org en Jumping jacks to become Missouri's official state exercise http://kbia.org/post/jumping-jacks-become-missouris-official-state-exercise <p></p><p>The jumping jack is about to become Missouri's official state exercise.</p><p>Gov. Nixon signed legislation Thursday adding the jumping jack to a list of more than two dozen official symbols and things. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:05:48 +0000 Associated Press 55982 at http://kbia.org Jumping jacks to become Missouri's official state exercise Governor Nixon Kicks off 100 Missouri Miles http://kbia.org/post/governor-nixon-kicks-100-missouri-miles <p></p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon kicked off the second year of his 100 Missouri Miles Challenge at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Wednesday.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:20:50 +0000 A.J. Feather 49927 at http://kbia.org Governor Nixon Kicks off 100 Missouri Miles Experts share 7 practical ways to keep kids a healthy weight http://kbia.org/post/experts-share-7-practical-ways-keep-kids-healthy-weight <p></p><p>We all know the way to a healthy body is a balanced diet and exercise. But we also know that’s easier said than done. However, with almost one-third of Missouri children ages 10 to 17 <a href="http://www.mffh.org/content/736/targeted-portfolio.aspx">overweight or obese</a>, it’s becoming more and more important to instill healthy habits young.</p><p>This week on Intersection, two dietitians and an exercise expert shared doable tips for parents to keep kids on the right track.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:34:07 +0000 Katie Moritz 31908 at http://kbia.org Experts share 7 practical ways to keep kids a healthy weight Addressing childhood obesity http://kbia.org/post/addressing-childhood-obesity <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:45:57 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 31689 at http://kbia.org Addressing childhood obesity Getting kids to eat their broccoli: interview with Marion Nestle http://kbia.org/post/getting-kids-eat-their-broccoli-interview-marion-nestle <p>In this extended interview with food and nutrition writer Marion Nestle, we discuss Michelle Obama&#39;s anti-childhood obesity campaign, what food companies are doing to fight it, and how to get kids to eat their broccoli.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 14:36:04 +0000 Jacob Fenston 7494 at http://kbia.org Getting kids to eat their broccoli: interview with Marion Nestle The exercise commonly known as 'jumping jacks' http://kbia.org/post/exercise-commonly-known-jumping-jacks <p>In all the political coverage lately, you may have missed Missouri House Bill 1063:&nbsp;it would make &quot;the exercise commonly known and referred to as &#39;jumping jacks&#39;&quot; the official exercise of the state of Missouri. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, could getting more kids jumping help reduce childhood obesity?</p><p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 13:05:00 +0000 Jacob Fenston 7186 at http://kbia.org The exercise commonly known as 'jumping jacks'