Nebraska4-H and UnitedHealthcare Lead "Blender Bike" Smoothie Demonstrations to Promote Healthy, Active Lifestyles at Youth Conference *4-H youth trained through UnitedHealthcare and 4-H “Eat4-Health” partnership make special presentations and share tips, recipes and lead fun exercises at the State Leadership Conference for Nebraska’s FAMILY, CAREER AND COMMUNITY LEADERS OFAMERICA(FCCLA) Business Wire LINCOLN, Neb. -- April 7, 2014 Youth attending the FCCLA State Leadership Conference received a healthy treat today in Lincoln. Ali May of Kearney County rides a "blender bike" making a healthy smoothie as part of Nebraska 4-H a ... Ali May of Kearney County rides a "blender bike" making a healthy smoothie as part of Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare's "Eat4 Health" partnership at the State Leadership conference for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America in Lincoln, Neb. (Photo: Chad Green). UnitedHealthcare andNebraska 4-Hers partnered together to lead healthy smoothie “Blender Bike” demonstrations where they taught attendees how tomake healthy smoothies. The youth had to burn some calories to make their smoothies and pedal on stationary bikes donated by UnitedHealthcarethat were equipped with specially installed pedal-powered smoothie blenders. The fun activity is part of an ongoing partnership withUnitedHealthcare andNebraska4-H to promote healthy, active lifestyles through education, training and special events in communities throughoutthe state.More than 1,300 youth from acrossNebraskaparticipated in making their own smoothies and learned about calories,serving sizes and tips for maintaining activelifestyles through better food choices, fitness and other hands-on learning activities. The “Eat4-Health” partnership is funded through a $30,000 grant by UnitedHealthcare toNebraska 4-H. Click here to subscribe to Mobile Alerts for UnitedHealth Group. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140407006520/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50839861&lang=en Contact: UnitedHealthcare Molly McMillen, 612-353-7778
Nebraska 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Lead "Blender Bike" Smoothie Demonstrations to Promote Healthy, Active Lifestyles at Youth
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