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Kids Garden Expo

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June 27th, 2017 4:00 - 7:30pm - Join us for our summer Kids Garden Expo hosted by Baylor Community Engagement and Service and HOT Urban Gardening Coalition. Kids will showcase what they...

Biological Pest Control Presentation

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June 28th, 2017 6:00 - 7:00pm - Program presentation by Steven Arthurs from TAMU Entomology Department. Program plans to combine both PowerPoint presentation on biological control options for gardens and greenhouses as...

Cool Summer Cooking Demo

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May 8th, 2017 5:30 - 6:30pm - Learn how to cook cool summer dishes for managing blood pressure and diabetes!

DJ Cavem & Alkemia Earth

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May 27th, 2017 8:00 - 1:00pm - Event Details: Saturday, May 27th 2017 8 AM: Free Yoga by Alkemia Earth @ Heritage Square 9 AM: Normal Farmer's Market Opening 10 AM: Cooking Demonstration by Alkemia...

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration

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November 4th, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm - Save the Date on November 4th, 2017 for the next Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration! 

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes

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March 30th - April 27th, 2017 4:00 - 6:30pm - Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes is a 5 week program for people with Type 2 Diabetes. There will be a new topic each week. See...

Power Over Diabetes

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January 11th - February 2nd, 2017 5:30 - 7:00pm - ...& Flavor in the Latino Kitchen: A culinary session that will teach healthy nutrition choices with Latino flavors. January 25th — Everybody Dance for Your Health:...

5 Year Anniversary at the Farmer's Market Event!

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November 11th - 12th, 2016 5:00 - 8:00pm - Come help us celebrate our five year anniversary at this special nighttime Market event! There will be the great produce and food vendors you've come...

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!

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October 29th - November 20th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer’s Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs! Check out the schedule...

A Night On The Farm

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October 21st - 23rd, 2016 5:00 - 7:00pm - This event is a farm-to-table dinner under the stars and time to celebrate friends, supporters, and the legacy of the Farm.  Friday and Saturday, October 21st...

Fitness in the Park

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July 9th - June 30th, 2016 10:00am - 10:30pm - As a part of her internship, Kodie Talley will be hosting a fitness event in Cameron Park for the community. This event is intended to...

Fitness in the Park

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July 9th - June 27th, 2016 10:00 - 10:30pm - Join us for some fun fitness in the park! We will be doing circuit trianing exercises promoting fitness anywhere anytime with no equipment! 

MEND at the YMCA

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May 4th - June 1st, 2016 - ...week and teaches children and families how to become more active, make better nutrition habits, set goals and more. Where: Waco Family YMCA When: Tuesdays and Thursdays...

Healthy Soul Food Cooking Demonstration Event

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April 9th - 10th, 2016 11:00 - 3:00am - Enjoy a fun filled day for the entire family on healthy cooking, wellness, nutrition seminars, and professional chef food demos, exercise classes, door prizes and a whole lot...

Veggie Van Reception

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January 13th - 14th, 2016 1:00 - 2:00pm - Honoring United Health Care becoming a Veggie Van Driver World Hunger Relief, Inc. invites you to: A reception featureing snacks sourced from the Veggie Van & A presentation...

The 2015 4th Annual Waco ISD Family Fest!

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August 8th, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm - Parents, mark your calendars for Saturday, August 8th from 9am-noon for the 2015 Waco ISD FAMILY FEST! This back to school event will be held...

MEND: a FREE health program for kids and their parents

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June 22nd - August 27th, 2015 6:30 - 8:30pm - Parents: NOW is the time to invest in your child's health. This FREE 10-week program will help you and your child build a healthy life...

Articles

New & Improved Nutrition Facts Label

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January 26th, 2017 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated the nutrition Facts label on packaged foods and beverages with a fresh design that will make it...

Eating to Death

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June 7th, 2016 - Eating to Death: Number of people afflicted with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980. (NaturalNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults...

Redefining Healthy: FDA to adjust their definition of "healthy"

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June 7th, 2016 - ...meet these criteria, so they cannot be considered “healthy!” Connie Diekman, registered dietitian and nutrition director for Washington University in St. Louis states, “Scientific evidence now...

Sodium and the "Silent Killer"

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June 7th, 2016 - ...added sodium solution, but it doesn’t need to be excessive. If you compare nutrition labels and look for lower sodium varieties, you will find that...

Upcoming - Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Farmer's Market!

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May 10th, 2016 - Looking for fresh and affordable foods? Visit the Waco Downtown Farmer's Market for some upcoming Cooking Demonstrations with local vendors and chefs!  Check out the schedule below! **Please...

Veggie Van Schedule Summer 2016

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March 29th, 2016 - Introducing the new schedule for the summer at the Veggie Van! What is the Veggie Van? It is a mobile farmer's market that sells fruits, vegetables...

Americans Urged to Limit Sugar

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January 7th, 2016 - ...diet? That's so 2015. If you want to stay on the cutting edge of nutrition advice, what you should really worry about are added sugars, according...

Change Your Salty Ways in Just 21 Days!

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January 5th, 2016 - ...American Stroke Association will help you curb your salt habit. By choosing wisely, reading nutrition labels, watching your portions, you can start the New Year with...

Applebee's to Remove Soda from Kids' Menus

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November 30th, 2015 - ...disease, and a kids’ menu is no place for disease-promoting drinks,” said CSPI nutrition policy counsel Jessica Almy. “Kudos to Applebee’s for taking this important...

Prelim Eval of Berkeley Soda Tax Shows It's Working As Intended

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November 18th, 2015 - New from Public Health Institute: Interim results from the largest-to-date evaluation of Berkeley, California’s 2014 sugar sweetened beverage excise tax show that the one cent per...

National Eating Healthy Day is November 4!

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October 28th, 2015 - The American Heart Association is committed to helping all Americans live longer and healthier lives!  Celebrate National Eating Healthy Day by making healthier food choices. On this day each...

Texas Healthy Communities Assessment - Phase 1

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October 12th, 2015 - The American obesity epidemic has become a national prevention priority. Underserved communities are particularly vulnerable to obesity-related risks because of barriers to engaging in healthy...

Is Your Heart Age Older Than You?

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September 2nd, 2015 - Though there are other ways of looking at your risk for having a heart attack or stroke, heart age is an easy way for us...

In Chicago, Former Park Houses Become Cooking Classrooms

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August 13th, 2015 - How a weekly after-school class offered by the city’s Park District is bringing cooking and health education to under-served neighborhoods. A weekly after-school class offered by...

Live Well Waco officially adopted by Prosper Waco!

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August 10th, 2015 - Live Well Waco has officially been adopted by the Health arm of Prosper Waco and is working to decrease the percentage of Waco-area adults and children...

American Heart Association's workplace wellness program recommendations

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July 15th, 2015 - According to the AHA, a comprehensive wellness program is crucial to improving the health of those in the American workplace. A comprehensive program would include health education,...

Good Times Guide to summer fun for the whole family!

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June 9th, 2015 - It is summer time! The perfect time to get out with the whole family and have some fun. Staying active is so important because it...

Has poor dietary advice led to our Diabetes epidemic?

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June 5th, 2015 - So many people have been told to cut fat from their diets, to reduce the saturated fats down to almost nothing. That may be a...