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Healthy Choices Can Change Lives

legislative report>MunozYou could certainly say that Jessie Muñoz practices what she preaches.
Last year, Muñoz, from Garden City, appeared in a series of eight telenovelas – Spanish soap operas – that aired on the city’s local access channel.
The “actors” in the telenovelas were local citizens with no formal training. Each program was about 2 minutes long and led viewers through preparations for La Quinceañera de Elisa – Elisa’s 15th birthday celebration – a great tradition in the Hispanic culture.
 

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Imagine a 10-year old asking for fresh spinach or a 6-year-old passing up a carbonated beverage in favor of water.

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Gardening projects enable children to learn more about the nutritional importance of fruits and vegetables, while developing a greater appreciation for plants and the environment.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that from 1994 to 2007 the percentage of adults diagnosed with diabetes rose from 4.5 to 7 percent of the Kansas population.
 

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Individuals and caregivers who live with chronic disease are learning to manage their symptoms through a program from K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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K-State Research and Extension agents in Finney, Hamilton, Scott, and Wichita counties conducted educational programs on “Preventing Cancer with Your Knife and Fork.”
 

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On average, U.S. households carry more than $8,000 in credit card debt, up two-thirds over the last decade. The Kansas Saves campaign promotes the message “Save, Reduce Debt, Build Wealth!”
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