JO ANN GORA: Project 18 aims to trim fat from Hoosier children

July 19, 2009
by Jo Ann Gora
Muncie Star Press

The report card released by the Trust for America's Health states that 29.9 percent of children ages 10 to 17 are overweight or obese and 25.8 percent of adults are physically inactive.

To help our youth trim that percentage -- and grow up to be active adults -- our students created interactive lessons that allow elementary students to learn critical health content while giving them a chance to practice their new health-enhancing skills in real-life situations.

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