Healthy Eating Equals Healthy Learners (MU Extension)


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IT MIGHT BE A QUICK TRIP TO THE FARM.
(NATS FULL) A WALK THROUGH THE STOMACH.
(SOT/NO SUPER) “IT’S WAS WEIRD.” OR LEARNING HOW EXERCISE CAN
STRENGTHEN MUSCLES. (SOT/NO SUPER) “IT WAS ACTUALLY PRETTY
FUN” ELEMENTARY STUDENTS AT HOLLIDAY
MONTESSORI SCHOOL IN KANSAS CITY EXPERIENCED THE FOOD POWER
ADVENTURE. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION
BRINGS THE TRAVELING INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT TO MORE THAN 50-THOUSAND
MISSOURI KIDS EACH YEAR. SOT-------(:28)---------------------
Cindy DeBlauw MU Extension Registered Dietitian
"IT IS NOT JUST THE CHILDREN WE WANT TO IMPACT WE WANT TO
CHANGE THE KID’S BEHAVIOR BUT ALSO THEIR PARENTS, THEIR TEACHERS,
THEIR SCHOOLS AND THEIR COMMUNITY.”
FOR KIDS IT’S AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE HOW THE BODY TURNS FOOD INTO
ENERGY. KIDS SIT ON GIANT TEETH WHILE
LEARNING HOW DIGESTION BEGINS IN THE MOUTH.
3RD GRADER NEKO LUEKE DISCOVERS WHAT FOOD LOOKS LIKE ONCE IN THE
STOMACH.. (SOT)----(:48)-------------------------
NEKO LUEKE 3RD GRADER
“IT LOOKED LIKE GROSS DIRTY OLD WATER TURNED INTO JELLO."
DA’SHONA MARTIN AND HER FRIENDS JOURNEY THROUGH THE SMALL
INTESTINE DISCOVERING IT’S LONGER THAN A SCHOOL BUS.
SOT---(1:00)-------------------------- DA’SHONA MARTIN
3RD GRADER “I DIDN’T KNOW THE INTESTINE
WAS THAT LONG I WAS LIKE WHOA.” FOOD POWER IS INTERACTIVE
HELPING KIDS REMEMBER WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED NOT JUST TODAY BUT AS
THEY GET OLDER. SOT-----(1:13)------------------------
Mary Ball MU Extension Food Power Coordinator
“I GET SO EXCITED WATCHING THE KIDS LEARN SOMETHING AND WATCH
THE LIGHT GO ON AND OH I GET IT.” MU DIETITIANS SAY IT’S SIMPLE MATH-
HEALTHY EATING EQUALS HEALTHY LEARNERS.
AND SINCE CHILDHOOD OBESITY IS A GROWING PROBLEM THEY WANT TO
ATTACK IT EARLY. (SOT) “WE ARE SEEING SOME
UNPRECEDENTED RATES OF DIABETES AMONG CHILDREN AND OTHER HEALTH
DISEASES SUCH AS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE SO IT IS A REAL CONCERN
ABOUT CHILDREN’S HEALTH RIGHT NOW AND IN THE FUTURE.”
IN KANSAS CITY (1:40) KENT FADDIS REPORTING.