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Getting HIIT FITT at University Academy

By: Gina Stingley, Director of Community Impact, 2013-14 A new report published last week from the New England Journal of Medicine says one in eight US kindergarteners is obese. By … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Healthy U | Family Dinners bring family and food together

By Kristi McNearney, Family Dinners committee member His smile said it all. A boy in my group had accomplished his final weekly goal of cooking a meal for his family. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Glove Drive: keeping little hands warm this winter

By: Alise Kowalski, 2013-14 PR/Marketing Chair The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri kicked off its annual glove drive on September 1 at League headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.  The … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Junior League: making an impact on children’s nutrition and fitness

By: Gina Stingley, Community Impact Director According to a new report out by the American Medical Association, one third of Americans are considered obese, and, perhaps more alarmingly, childhood obesity … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Member Spotlight | HealthyU promotes positive change

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri member Elizabeth Arnold, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair, has a new perspective on living a healthy lifestyle prompted by the League’s signature program, Healthy U.  The … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy Lifestyle | Recipes for healthy living

 Spicy Rice and Beans            Recipe: Courtesy of Harvesters                    1 (14 ounce) can no-salt added chicken broth 2 cups uncooked instant brown rice 2 jars, roasted red peppers in water, diced … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment