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Sharing Our Mission Thrive Model Nationally

In a workshop led by the Institute's Brandin Bowden, educators and community leaders from across the country learned how we're preparing urban teens to lead healthy lives.

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Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Are you worried about eating unhealthfully this holiday season? Join us on Wednesday, December 10, for our workshop, Healthy Holiday Strategies. You'll learn how to eat and cook for both pleasure and good health.

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Uncover the Healthiest Foods with this New Tool

Making healthy food choices just got easier. Food Scores, a new tool created by the Environmental Working Group, rates the healthfulness of different foods based on their nutrition, ingredients, and processing.

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Institute Scholar Wins Award from US Ignite

Scholar Emeritus David Lary was recognized for his innovative work that could one day help people avoid asthma attacks and other respiratory and cardiac issues.

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Gearing Up for Food Day 2014

Our staff held a Super Food Drive to celebrate national Food Day 2014. What puts the "super" in this kind of food drive?

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Go Gluten-Free the Healthy Way

Did you know that many gluten-free products are filled with harmful ingredients? Discover how to avoid them and replace them them with delicious, wholesome alternatives by joining us on Wednesday, January 28, for our workshop, Going Gluten-Free the Healthy Way .

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Discover the Power of Super Foods

The growing honor roll of super foods—like maca root, chia seeds and spirulina—offers new options for healthful eating. But how do you make them part of meals and snack? Join us for a delicious adventure on Wednesday, October 1, as chef and health coach Jennifer Helene Popken Leeds guides us through the wonders of super foods...

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Institute Director of Community Programs Presents at National Training Seminar

Director of Community Programs, Bev Pierce, presented at the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) annual National Training Seminar in Washington D.C. this past July.

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