WEIGHT LOSS AFTER 50 – PART ONE

If you think losing weight when you’re more than 50 years old is harder than it used to be, you’re absolutely correct. It is harder. This issue helps you with the nutrition information you need, and our next issue will help you with the activity information you need.
THE LONG-TERM RESULTS OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY
The Center for Disease Control reports that childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents over the last 30 years, and for the first time in history, American children may have a shorter lifespan than their parents.
WATCH YOUR NOGGIN!

School sports, especially high school sports, are great fun. However, they can also lead to serious injuries. Learn more about the real risks and precautions your high school students need to take.





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SEPTEMBER

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and it also marks the start of the new school year for kids across America. The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition has increased its efforts to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity and good nutrition, and challenges each of us to help America's youth lead a healthier lifestyle.


ACTIVE AGING WEEK

Led by the International Council on Active Aging, Active Aging Week celebrates aging and active living. Each year event organizers engage participants in wellness activities in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere.







Air Force Teen Wins
Military Youth of the Year

RianSimone Harris from Ramstein-Vogelweh AB Youth Programs was named the 2015 Military Youth of the Year at a ceremony at the U.S. Naval Heritage Center, Washington, DC.
Air Force Child and Youth Programs
Provide Camp Opportunities
for Families

Air Force Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provided a wide range of camp experiences this summer and will continue throughout the year.
4-H National
Youth Science Day

The 2015 4-H National Youth Science Day Experiment, Motion Commotion, empowers youth to explore the physics of motion and distracted driving.