HUNTINGTON -- The start of a new year brings a whole new crop of people looking to get healthier and lose weight. The Huntington Health Revolution Task Force hopes to make that journey a little easier.
HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Health Revolution will be presenting to check for $5,700, to the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health on Sunday, Sept. 11 during the Opening Ceremony of Fit Fest which will be held at Ritter Park.
If you give a man a head of broccoli, you feed him for a day. Give a man seeds and teach him to grow his own broccoli, and you can feed him year-round.
The day begins with a 5K walk/race that will begin behind Pullman Square at 9 a.m. A Healthy Food Festival will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. The Food Festival will be held in the 900 block of Third Avenue and in Pullman Square.
The Huntington Health Revolution is calling for another 90 Day Challenge beginning on January 2.
HUNTINGTON -- A new year calls for a new challenge, and that is just what Ebenezer Medical Outreach's Yvonne Jones has planned -- a new, 90-day challenge to help usher in a healthier and happier 2011. The challenge begins the week of Jan. 2 and will conclude Saturday, April 2, with a walk/race and health food festival at Pullman Square.
HUNTINGTON -- The 8th annual Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind 5K Run and Walk on Saturday morning at Ritter Park signified the completion of the 90-day health challenge.
When Shannon Murray heard about Huntington's Health Revolution beginning in early June, she knew she wanted to be on board. Since June, Murray has shed 30 pounds off her 5-foot, 6-inch frame and it came at just the right time.
Ninety days of baby steps could result in a giant leap forward in your health this summer. Huntington's Health Revolution is challenging Tri-State residents to subtract a sugary drink from their diet, play a game of kickball for 30 minutes and other activities designed to create small changes that will lead to better physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being.
The Huntington Health Revolution is a 90-Day Challenge that is a lifestyle change plan for parents to guide their children, spouses to motivate each other and loved ones and friends to work together for improved health.
HUNTINGTON -- About 50 feet from where cars whiz by on Hal Greer Boulevard, Alexandria Goswami peered out at the colorful wonderland of gardens at the Barnett Center, then up at another threatening gray sky and got planting broccoli with a purpose last Sunday afternoon.
Two years' worth of national publicity has certainly put an exclamation point on the problem of obesity in the Tri-State.
As "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" came to a close on ABC-TV, dozens of reporters, reviewers and bloggers from across the country raced to judgment on whether chef Jamie Oliver's experiment to change the eating and cooking habits of Huntington, W.Va., was a success or failure.
HUNTINGTON -- As the weather heats up outdoors, Pastor Steve Willis is turning up the temperatures under his congregation at First Baptist Church of Kenova.
Pastor Steve Willis has gained popularity, both locally and internationally, because of his and his church's appearance on "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."
The cameras are gone, the show is over, and the worldwide media attention that examined our eating habits and lifestyle will soon fade to memory. Jamie Oliver began the Food Revolution here for two important reasons: First, a CDC report that underscored our need to change our eating and life habits, and secondly, the belief that we would be willing to do so.
HUNTINGTON -- Friday night marked the end of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" on television, but some Tri-State residents hope it is just the beginning for the region.
HUNTINGTON -- On Friday night, Huntington's primetime view ended at 10 p.m. with a mix of celebrities and regular folk saying they were on board with the food revolution Jamie Oliver started in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON -- In the end, what Sarah Lewis hoped for was what she got. Lewis was on-hand for the Huntington premiere of the first two episodes of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" Saturday night at the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center downtown.
HUNTINGTON -- Christie Kinsey is not from Huntington. In fact, in her 34 years in the area, she has had multiple opportunities to move elsewhere, but she's chosen to stay because she loves it here.
Two local people are encouraging residents to become part of the Healthy Huntington task force, which will convene its first meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, at Huntington's Kitchen, 911 3rd Ave.
Jamie's Kitchen has a long way to go to become the one-stop-shop for healthful cooking that celebrity chef Jamie Oliver envisioned. But the fundamental pieces are falling into place.