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Health: Fitness & Nutrition

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Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)

posted on May 20, 2010 at 8:05 PM

Childhood Obesity in Iowa (Full Program) (#330)
Full Program: Childhood obesity is the topic on this episode of The Iowa Journal. We travel to Grundy Center to experience the school's PE4Life program and the Global Forum For Physical Education. 28:46 Read More »

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 Read More »

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: How well are you caring for yourself, both physically and emotionally? We hear advice from experts in the fields of wellness, nutrition, and medical science. 27:38 Read More »

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)
When Belle Plaine’s Matt Hoover was cast on NBC's “The Biggest Loser 2” the former 190-pound athlete had ballooned to a staggering 339 pounds. After losing a total of 157 pounds, he walked away with the grand prize of $250,000, but more... 05:32 Read More »

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Harkin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (#108)
Iowa Senator Tom Harkin talks about his work with health and wellness, particularly with children. 04:59 Read More »

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 10:55 AM

Yoga Poses for Stress Relief (#106)
Maggie Rooney of Firehouse Yoga Studio in Des Moines takes us through three yoga poses she says are good for both the body and the mind. 02:12 Read More »

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Emotional Wellbeing & Heart Disease (#106)
Stress and how we react to it may be a greater risk factor for heart problems than even high blood pressure and high cholesterol. 04:33 Read More »

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