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Category Archive: Nutrition

Nov 25

Cooking With C.H.O.I.C.E.S. Fall 2016 Classes & Graduation

"Cooking with Choices" "Healthy Eating" "Kid Chef" "Gardening" "CHOICES"

It feels like just yesterday when we welcomed nine families (33 participants) on the first day of class seven weeks ago to our Cooking with C.H.O.I.C.E.S. classes.  Parents and kids were excited as they hustled and bustled into our kitchen patiently awaiting the moment they would prepare their first family meals. Once the families were settled in …

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Mar 18

Fulton County leaders urge healthier eating in March

With longer days and better weather, many residents are already making healthy choices towards more outdoor activity.

And according to experts, March is the right time to transition from heavy winter clothing and heavy winter meals to lighter – and perhaps, tastier – options available to home chefs.

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve …

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Aug 13

Peppers and more Peppers!

Is your summer over and have you started school? If so, what does your diet and excercise regime look like now? Are you eating out more? Are you chilling out in front of the television when you get home; or are you participating in after school activites? Please continue to follow as we promote and encorage each other to live happier and …

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Mar 08

Expo Encourages Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, Let's Move! Atlanta, C.H.O.I.C.E.S. (The Center for Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully) and the Aetna Foundation present their annual Children's Nutrition Education and Physical Activity Expo, to help fight the obesity epidemic by encouraging healthy choices.

From 10 am until 3 pm at …

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Aug 06

Increasing Fruits & Veggies

 

For those of us following the PALA+ Challenge, one of our weekly nutrition goals is to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. All forms of count (fresh, frozen, canned in water or 100 percent juice, dried, or 100 percent juice), yet sometimes it is still difficult to fill your plate with the healthy …

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