Fit Kids, Active Families


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Created: 2009

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Fit Kids, Active Families
Summary: "Fit Kids, Active Families, a one hour locally produced program by Vegas PBS, focuses on the critical threat to children's health posed by childhood obesity. The fast paced program provides information on how families can actively engage in developing a healthier lifestyle. The program also provides valuable information on ways to keep children physically active and tips for parents to help their child make nutritional choices to help insure a lifetime of healthy habits.

"Fit Kids, Active Families is a component of the Vegas PBS Keeping Kids Fit project targeting exercise and nutrition in children. The program is part of a comprehensive effort including customized curriculum and workshops along with extensive online resources. The project has been recognized for excellence nationally and has seen unprecedented local support by numerous health and educational organizations.

"Local doctors, nutritionists, chefs, families, community leaders and physical fitness experts all share their expertise and observations in this compelling program. The program has been selected for national distribution to PBS stations.

"For more information please visit: VegasPBS.org/FitKidsActiveFamilies"--2009 Peabody Awards entry form.

Corporate Producers: KLVX (Television station : Las Vegas, Nev.)

Persons Appearing: Deven May (Host)

Broadcast Date: 2009-10-29