Some of the contributing factors are decreased exercise, large portion sizes, too much refined foods, not enough fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and the inability for low income families to access healthy foods.
Unites States First Lady, Michelle Obama launched “Let’s Move” in February 2010 to help solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, so that kids born today reach adulthood at a healthy weight.
The Seventh-day Adventist church in North America has joined some 50 other faith-based community organizations in supporting this national initiative to fight childhood obesity, by launching “Adventist InStep for life” to assist Adventist churches, schools, and health care organizations in tackling the challenges of childhood obesity.
Beavercreek Seventh-day Adventist Church will take part and host “Let’s Move Day” on September 14, 2014. it is about bringing awareness to our community with regards to the necessity of physical activity. This event is for everyone, young and old, who would like to get moving.
|Where:||Beavercreek Seventh-day Adventist Church 670 Grange Hall Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45430.|
|When:||September 14, 2014 8:00 am. – 12:00 noon.|
|What:||5k community walk/run, bike trail ride, children’s activity stations, free health screening with health resources, free eye screening, free giveaways, smoothie bar samples, and much more.|
We would ask if you would bring food items from the “Feed the Creek” shopping list to help with this local endeavor.