Choosing Health Is Simple

May 2008
Human Ecology;May2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p19
Academic Journal
The article provides details about the 4-H Choose Health initiative introduced by Wendy Wolfe, one research associate in the Division of Nutritional Sciences in New York. The initiative, accordingly, is launched in order to resolve the issue of obesity among children in the state. In the report, Wolfe suggests water and low-fat milk over soda, fruit drinks, lemonade and ice tea. She also advises the removal of televisions, or turning them off, during mealtimes. She likewise recommends the inclusion of at least one fruit or vegetable at every meal and snack not only to prevent obesity but also cancer and other chronic diseases.


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