Lifestyle Eating with Shelby Pierceall

Food is Fuel. You wouldn’t put cheap, dirty fuel in your Ferrari, would you? Shelby Pierceall, a dietician and diabetes educator at Arkansas Heart Hospital, highlights various food trends to choose from, plus she sprinkles in humor to drive home the fact that what we eat and drink does impact our health.

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Food Is Medicine with Dr. Amy Beard

Dr. Amy Beard shares the healing nature of real food, and explains the choices we make daily with our food consumption is creating health, or it is creating disease in our bodies. She shares a testimony about a little boy in NW Arkansas who was her patient. He was healed physically when his parents changed his diet, plus his behavior and performance in school also improved dramatically.

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What is FitnessGram? with Dr. Jeremy Lyon

As a former teacher, principal, and school superintendent in Texas schools, Dr. Lyon shares his passion for FitnessGram. This software is being used in schools across the country and the globe, and it allows schools to assess the fitness levels of students with data that can be tracked to interventions. He shares that research shows students who are healthier are better academic achievers and have better attendance.

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The Power of a Garden with Jon Bierman

Jon shares a visual tour of the Arkansas Heart Hospital garden, and he tells how working in the Dunbar School garden changed his life. Jon introduces his 10-year-old assistant, Landon, who spent the summer helping Jon in the garden. Landon discovered pizza with fresh hand-picked vegetables is the best pizza ever — hands down!

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Champions For Health
Sparking Excitement for PE! with Karey Tapley

Karey Tapley, Morrilton Intermediate School (MIS) Curriculum Coordinator and former MIS principal, shares facts about the Spark PE curriculum that will be implemented during the school year, and she asks for volunteers to demonstrate the fun students will have while at the same time getting their heart rates up by moving!

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Decisions, Decisions! with Marsha Masters

Economics is the science of decision-making, and we make choices every day that are impacting our health, and these choices have both short and long-term consequences. How can we make better decisions? Marsha Masters, the associate director of Economics Arkansas, demonstrates how children can learn the science of making better decisions through the PACED decision-making model.

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