Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Last Friday I took the 12-year old Showouts on an educational shopping trip at Sun Harvest. They learned the difference in carbohydrates, protein, and fat. How to read nutritional labels. What to look for in the ingredients of food products. The importance of shopping the perimeter of the grocery store. Our goal was to leave the store with a basket full of new items they have never tried, and a note pad full of ways to prepare different foods to share with their parents.
We left with the following: Swiss chard, eggplant, prickly melon, almond milk, coconut, Blender Bottle shaker, coconut oil, Garden of Life bar, and a few other items.
I am so proud of these ladies and their 1st 2-weeks of training and nutrition education. They have tried a new vegetable each day and are drinking water in place of sugary drinks.
What steps are you taking daily to improve your quality of life and/or your kids?