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Courtney Davis: Aging and exercise should go hand in hand

Courtney Davis: Aging and exercise should go hand in hand

I attended recent presentation by our own Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist for gerontology health, Andrew Crocker, who stressed the importance of physical activity, especially as we age. Being physically active can allow people to do the things they enjoy, stay independent as they age and produce long-term physical and mental health benefits.

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Courtney Davis: Packing a healthy lunch for a healthy student

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Packing a healthy lunch can help your kids succeed in school by making sure they get the nutrition they need to get throughout the day. Including the five food groups — proteins, vegetables, fruit, grains and dairy — will help children get the nutrition they need in order for their brains and bodies to grow.

Jessica Kimbro: America needs more true leaders

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Youth say they need more encouragement from adults and more hands-on experiences that will help them build confidence and grow skills. 4-H gives young people experiences where they can learn by doing, grow from failure, express their ideas and lead.

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