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Nutriactive Experience : Healthy Lifestyles for Young Children is a program designed to promote the development of behavioral and physical skills needed to lead a healthy, active lifestyle. The Nutriactive Experience is conceptualized as a supplement to existing school-based programs.

The program was developed and delivered to lower-elementary children in selected schools in Black Hawk Country during April 2005. The program components included a morning walk before school, an active recess period, 90-minutes after school sessions focusing on motor skill development and fitness enhancement, nutrition, body awareness, safety, etiquette and a free play period.

Seventy-four children participated in the four-week controlled intervention program. The plan is to extend the program to third grade students and to additional school sites in the coming year.