Poor diet and lack of exercise put today’s children at greater risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer later in life. A foundation for healthy eating is needed to lessen the risk for chronic diseases. The curriculum highlights the positives of the four food groups (whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables) in the Power Plate. This is nutrition and cooking camp where kids will learn to cook some healthy recipes in each class. All recipes are vegetarian-vegan friendly. A consent form is required and is available at the time of the event. CLASS TOPICS: Bang-Up Breakfasts, In-between Meals and Sweeter Deals, Rainbow Lunches, Digging These Dinners.
- Age: 6-12
- Location: Windsor Community Center
- Note: Register with Windsor Community Center at 970-674-3500
- Register online here
M-F 7/11-7/15 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm $85 #213573-01
Food for Life program is a collaborative effort of physicians, researchers, and nutritionists who have joined together to educate the public about the benefits of a healthful diet for improved health and disease prevention. Based in Washington, D.C., Food for Life is a program of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.