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Food Smarts Kids is an interactive, learner-centered curriculum for nutrition educators bringing programs to audiences throughout the United States. Each week a different lesson will be taught about various topics which are included below.  This program is FREE but pre-registration is required.  Participants may register for all 4 lessons or pick and choose which ones they would like to attend. Instruction by:  Community Food Bank of NJ. Limit is: 25 per class. 
Lesson Topics:

Week 1- What is on a healthy plate?
- An overview of MyPlate and how to eat a balanced diet from all 5 food groups and maintain great health.

Week 2- Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption - A lesson on the powerful benefits and importance of eating a variety and range of colors of fruits and vegetables.

Week 3- Understanding Labels and Ingredients - A detailed breakdown of the Nutrition Facts Label, how to read it in the grocery stores, and what important things to pay attention to and look out for.

Week 4- Best Practices for Healthy Living: Rethink your Drink - A lesson on the impact and long-term effects of sugar including an activity on the amount of sugar in some popular beverages and alternatives to sugary beverages.

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Food Smart Kids -Best Practices for Healthy Living: Rethink Your Drink (Sp) * CANCELED
N/A 3 - 4 06/12/2023
05:00 PM - 05:45 PM

Community Recreation Center (1232 Main Avenue) - Walter Sidor Multi-Purpose Room
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Class Location: Community Recreation Center-1232 Main Ave. Clifton, NJ 07011.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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