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Using hip hop to teach children about healthy habits

At elementary schools around New York City, Harlem-based Hip Hop Public Health uses music videos, cartoons and interactive games to educate students about the importance of good nutrition, exercise and other healthy habits. This recent Scienceline podcast offers more details about the organization and how the program was implemented at Thurgood Marshall Lower Academy.

Previously: No bribery necessary: Children eat more vegetables when they understand how food affects their bodies, Free Stanford online course on child nutrition & cooking, Nutrition and fitness programs help East Palo Alto turn the tide on childhood obesity and Examining why instilling healthy eating and exercise habits in children may not prevent obesity later in life

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