Ever wondered how you can snack on delicious food and still be healthy? That is exactly what Qwamel Banks, a program assisant with UF/IFAS Family Nutrition Program, will be showing community members in the month of November at HealthStreet.
The demonstrations will be held every Thursday in November from 5 to 6 pm and cover a variety of food topics targeted for promoting healthy eating habits. HealthStreet is located at 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville FL.
Community members do not have to register or sign up and can choose which demonstrations to participate in throughout the month. Sampling is the food is certainly encouraged!
November 5 Eat a Variety of Colorful Fruits and Vegetables
November 12 Choose Drinks With Less Sugar-Or Make Your Own
November 19 Make Your Own Healthy Snacks
December 3 Choose Whole Grains As Often As You Can
HealthStreet has partnered with UF/IFAS Family Nutrition Program before to host Cooking Matters, a cooking-based nutrition education program that empowers families with skills, knowledge, and confidence to plan and create nutritious meals on a limited budget. Learn how to shop for and prepare healthy, delicious food.
Is your program or organization interested in hosting a workshop, course or health screening at HealthStreet? For more information, please see our Facility page!