CDC: Like most US adults, children are getting too much salt in their diets (News for Monday)

Kids in the US are consuming too much salt.  Actually, children are eating as
much salt as adults – and we are getting too much salt as well.
Government
studies showing that too much salt is linked with high blood pressure, hypertension
and extra weight gain.  BTW:  Eating two Big Macs from McDonald’s will give you your ‘daily allowance’ of sodium.  Read more about the research from the CDC, published in this month’s Journal Pediatrics  http://consumer.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=668019

Welcome Home:  Close to 200 soldiers from the 883rd and 881st Army National Guard units based in Winston-Salem are back home after a 10-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.  www.journalnow.com

Congratulations to Brian Eddinger, a teacher at East Davidson High School, has been named “Outstanding Biology Teacher in North Carolina for 2012”. Eddinger was nominated by the parent of a former student who thought he deserved the honor.     The Dispatch

Prepping for the S.A.T / A.C.T:  Get tips and information on taking the exams
on Tuesday evening (7pm) at the Main Branch of the Forsyth County Public
Library on Fifth Street.  FREE.    More info: 703-3020

At the Box office– Family Friendly movies in the top 20 this weekend: #2-“Finding
Nemo – 3D”…  #9 – “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”…#15 – “Last Ounce of Courage” – centers around a combat veteran who, as a small-town mayor, begins to take a stand for religious freedom. Check local theater locations and times:  www.standusa.com/looc-theaters/

A REAL Saints Fan?  NFL side judge Brian Stropolo was pulled from yesterday’s Panthers / Saints game for being a ‘Saints’ fan.   The panthers over the Saints 35-27.  This is the Saints first 0-2 start since 2007.     CNN

Praying for the Gullian family: David Gullion, the owner of Gullion’s Christian Supply and Bookstore, passed away Saturday night after suffering a heart attack. He was 71.  Online condolences:  www.moodyfuneralservices.com

DETAILS:  Visitation with the family is set for Tuesday night (6-8pm) at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon (1pm) at Gospel Light Baptist Church in Walkertown.    A ‘Celebration
Service’ will be held Friday night at 6pm at Monticello Baptist Church in
Statesville)

The US Constitution was ‘adopted’ on this date September 17, 1787.  Fact: The U.S. Constitution is the oldest written constitution in operation in the world, today.  It took the “Bill of Rights” and a couple of more years before the US Constitution would be ratified by all 13 state. www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-constitution-signed

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill

Latest posts by Verne Hill (see all)



Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm