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Can We Empower Children?

July 12, 2016

Can We Empower Children?

Building fun in nutrition education can help kids understand the importance of making better food choices. The July-August issue of the Ohio State University Alumni magazine explores hunger issues in Ohio and throughout the United States. One program making a difference is Family and Consumer Sciences' SNAP-Ed, a nutrition and obesity-prevention program that serves low-income populations in 78 of Ohio's 88 counties. Franklin County Program Assistants Lindsey Blum and Brooke Moeller help kids understand the importance of what they eat through a nutrition education class at Columbus' Linden STEM Academy. Read more...