Healthy Eating: Healthy Snacks For Santa

Calumet’s healthy eating class popular

garcinia cambogia reviews Deb Wagner (left) and Pat Fenn recently led a class which helped area residents improve their eating habits.Faye Burg photo

2. Keep the mood festive by leaving a red or green apple. Santa will be glad to have some potassium for his heart, phytonutrients known to fight disease, and fiber to keep him regular (and I dont mean in the delivery of presents). With an average 80 calories and zero fat grams, apples would save Santa more than 200 calories and 20 grams of fat per household. 3.
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The new programme is being piloted by a year four class at St Vincents RC primary school which, along with Tatton MP George Osborne, was demonstrated to Cheshire East councillor Rachel Bailey. I announced at the Autumn Statement last week the launch of free school meals to key stage one school children, said Mr Osborne. So its great to see today a local school and a local organisation, in my own constituency in Tatton, running a programme designed to encourage children to make healthy eating choices. With real evidence behind it, the Food Dudes programme and initiatives such as these will help ensure that the governments investment in free school meals will not only help hardworking families on cost, but will have a real impact in helping to improve healthy eating. Year four pupil Nevan Kiernan said: The blueberries are my favourite, and Mange Tout, Ive had something like them before but at school was the first time I tried them and they are really good. By the time they leave primary school, more than a third of all children in the North West are overweight or obese.
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Food Dudes trial healthy eating initiative (From Knutsford Guardian)

“The classes are very informative and we had fun,” Wagner said. Participants were taught how to keep track of their eating habits toward improving their nutrition. “Small steps toward healthier living,” Wagner added. During the six classes, Wagner and Fenn offered diet and exercise tips and support while teaching the class to concentrate on portion control and nutrition rather than counting calories. In addition to welcoming a dietitian to one of the classes, a field trip to Wal-Mart was included to—crucial-data-released-231403591.html show the class the importance of reading food labels. “Wal-Mart was great to work with,” Fenn said.
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