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Elementary school launches Kids Cook with Heart

Lake Grove Elementary School is teaching its students about more than health and nutrition with the launch of a new program.

In partnership with the American Heart Association, the Federal Way, Wash., school has rolled out Kids Cook with Heart, a six-week program that teaches students about nutrition, health and how to prepare nutritious meals, reports federalwaymirror.com.

More than 35 students participate in the free program, which teaches them to not rely on fast food and to cook at home, according to school officials.

“If the kids get excited about cooking a little bit more healthy options, it’ll make an impact and it’ll impact their families, so it’s not just this kid,” Dana Henry, the school’s health and P.E. teacher, told the website.

Read the full story at federalwaymirror.com.

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