Focus of the Month - July 2014
One of every six Americans is sickened by food poisoning each year. Learn what you can do to reduce your risk. Below are ten common food safety mistakes that can result in major consequences.
Thawing food on the counter
Washing meat or poultry
Letting food cool before putting it in the fridge
Eating raw cookie dough or batter (and other foods containing uncooked eggs)
Undercooking meat, poultry, seafood or eggs
Not washing your hands
Go to www.HomeFoodSafety.org for more information.
Smart MovesTM: A Youth Wellness Program
Non-diet, family approach to weight management in children mainly ages 8-12. Though separated at times, a parent or designated adult attends each session with the youth participant.
Sessions are led by experienced staff that knows there is no easy solution. A registered dietitian, social worker, and exercise specialists will work with families to promote both improved physical and mental health.
Schedule: September 8-November 24, 2014 (12 week program)
Date/Times: Mondays 6:15-7pm and Wednesdays 6:15-7:30pm
(Only meet Monday in last week due to holiday)
Location: Riverside YMCA Youth Center
For details or to register, call 240-964-8422