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WEBCHAT: Is the Glass Half Full or Empty?

By Fit Staff - March 8th, 2011

How many soft drinks are too many for kids? Join Chef Ann Cooper as we chat about sugary beverages in schools.


WEBCHAT: Toying with Mealtime

By Fit Staff - February 3rd, 2011

Advertising, movie promotions, and toys in meals, we’ll discuss the impact messaging has on our children’s nutrition.


WEBCHAT: Of Salads and Suppers

By Fit Staff - December 16th, 2010

Join Jennifer Chandler as she transforms the boring diet salad into a satisfying meal and keeps you on track for the New Year.


WEBCHAT: Get Ready for Thanksgiving!

By Fit Staff - November 15th, 2010

It’s countdown to Turkey Day! Dorie Greenspan will offer recipes, tips and plenty of kitchen tricks.


WEBCHAT: A Dash of Perfection

By Fit Staff - November 2nd, 2010

She’s known for her series of perfect recipe cookbooks, but Pam Anderson knows getting healthy recipes on the table perfectly is a challenge.


WEBCHAT: Frightful Meals?

By Fit Staff - October 18th, 2010

Rallie McAllister, AKA the Mommy MD has tips to celebrate Halloween without the bad nutrition.


WEBCHAT: Dish on Your Diet

By Fit Staff - October 11th, 2010

Blogger Daniel McLaughlin discusses his yearlong blog about trying 12 different diets.


WEBCHAT: All About Fish

By Fit Staff - September 27th, 2010

Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish will answer your questions so your next trip to the fish counter will be as a smart consumer.


WEBCHAT: Chef Todd Gray

By Fit Staff - September 13th, 2010

Chef Todd Gray gave the keynote speech at Michelle Obama’s White House breakfast introducing the Chef’s Move to Schools program. We’ll talk about our schools creating fabulous and nutritious lunches.



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Move Over, Kale Chips! Kale Buds Are Here

By Lari Robling - April 18th, 2012

High Tunnel farming caught my eye because its extended growing season adds to the amount of local produce we get. While farm manager Aviva Asher was tidying up the winter crop to make way for spring, I discovered another benefit of local growing: use what you’ve got.

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Philly Food Bucks!
Philly Food Bucks are coupons that help ACCESS/food stamp customers save money on fruits and vegetables. Philly Food Bucks can be redeemed for $2 worth of fruits and vegetables for every $5 spent in ACCESS/food stamps at a participating farmers' market. Learn more about Philly Food Bucks at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's recently expanded web site Food Fit Philly.com. Now also accepted at the West Oak Lane Weaver's Way Food Coop.




Get Healthy Philly is part of the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Initiative, a federal effort to: prevent and delay chronic disease, reduce risk factors, promote wellness in children and adults, and provide positive sustainable health change in our communities.


Food Fit Philly is part of Get Healthy Philly, a program that works to reduce and prevent obesity and related chronic diseases (like heart disease and diabetes) by increasing access to healthy foods that people can afford.


Your body needs help when it's time to quit. SmokeFree Philly is a program of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health that offers support and tools to help smokers quit. The goal of SmokeFree Philly is to: help people to quit smoking, stop people from starting to use tobacco, and reduce heart disease, cancer and other illnesses caused by smoking.




Heart Healthy Philadelphia is a regional campaign to engage people in steps toward healthy eating and cooking through TV programming and community cooking demonstrations. Chef Jim Coleman offers Healthy Flavors recipes and tips.



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