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We did a recipe contest at one of our high schools to encourage students to share their favorite healthy family recipe. The recipes had to include whole grains, dark greens, orange vegetables, dry...

We started The Road to Healthy Eating to provide simple, easy-to-follow information on healthy eating. We know that offering healthy menu items doesn’t mean people will choose to eat them...

Our high school team created a Veggies Against Cancer week, which highlighted veggies that fight cancer. They served cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage. Our elementary team created a Heart-Healthy...

We are kicking off a Wellness Week with six new entrées. The goal is to jump-start the transition to entrées with tasty, low-fat ingredients, legumes, vegetables and non-...

We developed a game based on the TV show “Fear Factor.” We painted boxes with the “Fear Factor” logo and filled each box with an “unusual”...

We are experiencing a growing demand for specialized services for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia or related disorders. Food-related activities help support seniors with memory loss...

As part of our Geisinger Healthy Selections program, we are doing Wake Up for Wellness Wednesdays. We feature healthy items for breakfast like low-fat baked seasonal potatoes, oatmeal and turkey...

In our elementary school we conducted a farmers’ market. Each student was given 10 tickets to “purchase” fresh fruits and vegetables. Each item was given a ticket price...

We held a dinner in conjunction with a “Meet What You Eat” series of events where we served a completely vegetarian dinner menu that highlighted the health and environmental...

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