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Feeding Our Kids the Right Way

The percentage of children who are considered overweight continues to rise, causing both immediate and long-term health effects including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some types of cancer. "Feeding Our Kids the Right Way" is a free, 8-week program series offered at the Vandalia Branch of the Dayton Metro Library, March 2-April 20, 2015. Classes take place on Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Vandalia Branch Library, 500 S. Dixie Drive. This series offers nutrition education for parents, grandparents and caregivers who want to learn about the nutritional needs of children.

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Conducted by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program of the Ohio State University Extension Service, participants will learn about:

  • making healthy food choices
  • managing a food budget
  • safely storing foods
  • balancing a healthy diet with physical activity

"The Library is the perfect venue for an educational program such as this one," said Jen Kadel, Vandalia Branch Manager. "Beyond the informative presentations, attendees will find additional resources including health-focused online databases and cookbooks. We provide much needed information to benefit families in our community."

For more information on this free program series, call the Vandalia Branch of the Dayton Metro Library at 937-496-8960.

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