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Inner Revolutionary Radio

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February 23rd 2017:How are 'Screening' and Our Sedentary Lifestyles Affecting Our Kids' Wellbeing? Margaret Lamar, the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Children and Nature Network Explores this Issue with Us

Our children are experiencing alarming rates of stress, depression, obesity, diabetes and other health risks associated with sedentary lifestyles, according to many researchers. At the same time, children are increasingly disconnected from the natural world. This disconnect is more prevalent in lower income urban neighborhoods where health risks are already high. A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the creation of nature-rich urban environments can help improve overall health, creativity, and social cohesion. Join host Chris Reese and co-host Helen Hillix as they speak with Mar

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Margaret Lamar

Margaret is the of Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Children & Nature Network (C&NN) where she works in target communities across the U.S. to connect outdoor learning and play with the goals of achieving health and wellness for children. Across the U.S., she promotes cross-sector community planning to increase equity in access to urban green space. Margaret designs initiatives that seek to improve outdoor physical activity, mental health, educational performance, and healthy lifestyles for children and families. The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to fueling a worldwide movement to reconnect children, their families and their communities wit
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio 26/10/2017 03:00 26/10/2017 04:00 Inner Revolutionary Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2224/inner-revolutionary-radio Our children are experiencing alarming rates of stress, depression, obesity, diabetes and other health risks associated with sedentary lifestyles, according to many researchers. At the same time, children are increasingly disconnected from the natural world. This disconnect is more prevalent in lower income urban neighborhoods where health risks are already high. A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the creation of nature-rich urban environments can help improve overall health, creativity, and social cohesion. Join host Chris Reese and co-host Helen Hillix as they speak with Margaret Lamar, the Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Children and Nature Network. Lamar tackles the huge issue of children’s sedentary lifestyle and their often-unmet need to play in nature. She works in communities across the U.S. to connect children to outdoor learning and play with the goal of wellbeing. Listen and call in if you can. It will be enlightening, informative, and inspiring! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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