Good Day Alabama for March 17, 2014 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for March 17, 2014

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for March 17, 2014:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live from Lakeshore Foundation on Exercise Monday. For more information, call (205) 313-7400.

IRISH DANCERS - Dancers from the Maggie Revis School of Irish Dancing join us to dance on this St. Patrick's Day. Be sure you wear your green or expect to get pinched!

DISTRICT 6 FORUM - A public forum featuring the Republican candidates for the Sixth District Congressional seat will be held at The Westminster School at Oak Mountain, 5080 Cahaba Valley Trace, at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014. The event is sponsored by Eagle Forum of Alabama and the Republican Women of Shelby County. Seven hopefuls are vying for the GOP nomination for the seat being vacated by retiring incumbent Spencer Bachus. There is no Democratic candidate contesting the race. The Republican Primary is set for Tuesday, June 3, 2014 with a runoff, if necessary, scheduled for Tuesday, July 15. The forum's format will allow the candidates to talk about their qualifications and why they would best represent the Sixth Congressional district in Washington. This will be followed by questions from the audience. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend. The event will last approximately 90 minutes. The candidates seeking the nomination are Scott Beason, Will Brooke, Paul DeMarco, Chad Mathis, Gary Palmer, Robert Shattuck and Tom Vigneulle.

DR. ASA - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health. Today he discussed fighting Type 2 Diabetes with your lifestyle:
1.Get Control Of Your Eating  
2.Exercise 4-5 Times Per week
3.Sleep More  
4.Manage Stress
5.Eat Your Big 3 Every Day, 1. Nuts, 2. Fruits and Non-Starchy Veggies, 3. Lean Proteins
6.Spice it Up With Cinnamon

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ASK THE GARDENER - Sandra Reaves took questions from viewers about gardening needs. For more information, visit her Facebook page - it includes lots of pictures, tips, how to videos, and info on veggie trials going on in the garden.  It's a "real time, real life" look at home gardening and food preservation. You can find her at

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, a story of hope and friendship as a man and his horse travel from the countryside of England to France during the First World War... The Broadway production of "War Horse" comes to Birmingham and Jeh Jeh takes us to meet the stars! Planning to fill out your March Madness Bracket? Find out how you can help out a local organization while you do! Former American Idol contestant Ben Briley still has big plans for the future and he joins us with all the details about life after Idol! We check out new music and movies hitting store shelves this week and show you what's new in entertainment! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.

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