Fredericksburg Parent

November 2012

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Packing Better Lunches ber "Choose My Plate" and pack a grain, protein, fruit and VEGGIE. Swap out side items like chips, pretzels, crackers for raw vegetables or a small greens P arents, when you are packing lunch, remem- class is aimed at showing families how to get organized and save money while preparing healthy recipes. Check out our "Cooking Adventures" for kids age 7-12. Kids enjoy nutrition lessons, tast- ings, cooking skills and preparation of plant-based recipes. Stay tuned for a teen class, too! We are looking for volunteers. In particular, dieti- Juice boxes, which are high in sugar and low in nutrition, can be swapped out for water in a fun reusable water bottle. The Doctor Yum Project is now offering a FREE shopping class at two area salad. grocery stores. The cians and mental health providers are needed to help us launch an Obesity support group for fami- lies called "Project Share." Information on classes and volunteering can be found at: www.fredericksburgparent.NET 11

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