Sullivan County, Tenn. Schools Consider Wellness Policy

The Sullivan County, Tenn. School board is considering a wellness policy that focuses on nutrition and exercise, according to The Bristol Herald Courier in Johnson City, Tenn.

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Editor's Insight: The wellness proposal offers a comprehensive health education program that engages the community, parents, teachers and health professionals. It integrates nutrition education into the core classroom curriculum.

This is the type of wellness program that is needed to change people's eating habits. Bad habits that have been years in the making will not change overnight. 02-04-11 Elliot Maras

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