Share the Health Ohio presents Dr. Sears’ L.E.A.N Start workshop at Sprout Soup. The program focuses on lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition (L.E.A.N.), and equipping parents with the knowledge, tools and skills they need to improve the heath of their children and foster healthy lifestyles in their households. Developed by “America’s Pediatrician” Dr. William Sears and Sean Foy, M.A., a leading exercise physiologist and nutrition expert. Learn simple strategies to get kids moving and eating their vegetables!
Classes start on Wednesday, October 10 and will continue weekly through November 14, skipping October 31st. Class time is 5-6pm each week.
The L.E.A.N Start program presents parents and caregivers with the information they need to become health advocates and coaches for the children in their lives. There are 6 topics covered:
- Traffic Light Eating and Portion Control
Brainy Breakfast and Healthy Carbs
Fruits and Veggies
The Skinny on Fat
Power Up with Protein and Play
Watering Your Growing Child
The L.E.A.N start workshop format is a series of one hour sessions. The majority of the time is spent on discussion and activity to reinforce and practice the concepts introduced. Weekly goals related to one of the four L.E.A.N concepts are set and discussed with the group. The weekly goal discussion promotes implementation and accountability.
Each participant will receive a workbook and an activity book to use at home with their children. One registration covers all adults in the family and children are welcome to attend. A healthy snack will be served each week.
Series of 5 one hour workshops begining October 10th. Sprout Soup customers receive a 32% discount register in the store or at www.sharethehealthohio.com. Cost for Sprout Soup customers is $85.