Jared Fogle promotes health to schools in Savannah - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Jared Fogle visits schoolchildren to promote a healthy lifestyle

Posted: Updated:
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Local school children got the chance to learn about healthy living from a man who helped make it popular.

Jared Fogle, famous for losing 245 pounds by eating Subway sandwiches and the iconic Subway commercials, visited local schools and talked to students.

Jared showed off his old pants and promoted the Subway Fit for Life Challenge. He encouraged students to keep track of what they eat as well as how much they exercise, telling them that keeping tabs on their health could lead to a healthier lifestyle.

"At the end of 15 days they are going to see what they are doing well at, what they need to improve on. I think if we can create those healthier habits at a young age, even after two weeks, these kids can take that with them over the next couple months, year, or even six years and hopefully into their life as they go," said Fogle.

Jared talked to students at Ellis Elementary as well as Garrison Elementary while visiting Savannah. He is currently on a national tour, celebrating his 15 years of a healthy lifestyle.

Copyright 2013 WTOC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow