Family Challenge

Week 4: Adding Calcium

For the fourth and final week of the Lean Plate Club Fit for Fun Family Challenge, we look at how to add more calcium to your diet.

-- Sally Squires

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Weekly Goals


Week Four
» Eating: Increase servings of calcium-rich foods.
» Activity: Do at least one 30-minute activity together as a family.

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Health Discussions

Ask Sally Squires
» Tuesday, 1 p.m. Post health and nutrition writer Sally Squires talks about how to eat healthier.

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» Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. The Moving Crew is here to take your questions, comments, stories and ideas about personal fitness.

Running: Training Tips
» Transcript Jim Hage, a freelance writer and copy editor for The Washington Post, was online to give tips on preparing for a marathon, running gear and the local scene.