Good Food Good Health Weekends

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

County residents can learn about healthy eating while they shop during Good Food for Good Health Weekends at local supermarkets. During upcoming weekends, health educators will answer questions on nutrition and distribute free low-fat recipes and other healthy eating information. In addition, healthy recipes and nutrition and physical activity tips will be placed throughout the stores. Good Food for Good Health Weekends are sponsored by the Learn To Live program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and will take place at these stores:

● Lauer’s Supermarket, 8479 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena
Friday, January 21, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, January 23, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

● Graul’s Market, 1388 Cape St. Claire Road in Annapolis
Wednesday, January 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Friday, January 28, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, January 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday, January 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

● Graul’s Market, 607 Taylor Avenue in Annapolis
Friday, February 4, noon to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, February 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Sunday, February 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Additional Good Food for Good Health Weekends will be held at the stores in April and May.

The Learn To Live program encourages County residents to reduce their risk of developing cancer and other serious illnesses by making healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet, quitting smoking and getting regular cancer screenings. For more information, call the Learn To Live Line, 410-222-7979, or visit www.LearnToLiveHealthy.org.

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