The 2012 Nutrition and Physical Activity Learning Connection Summit kicked off Tuesday with a schedule full of exciting physical activities.
National Football League stars Kurt Warner, Ray Rice, Darrel Green and London Fletcher led a room full of Fuel Up to Play 60 students, parents, program advisors, educators and health professionals through activities. Participants had options of fueling up after with yogurt, smoothies, oatmeal and other nutrient rich foods.
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United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shared his thoughts with the Learning Connection Summit attendees on the summit’s importance and efforts from GENYOUth, the National Dairy Council and programs like Fuel Up to Play 60.
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White House Chef Sam Kass spoke with Time about healthy eating. Kass mentioned that consuming more low-fat dairy is among the simplest beneficial changes American families can make to their diets. Kass also mentioned the benefits of having low-fat yogurt for breakfast.
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