Mar 12 2019

Pediatric & Family session to discuss ‘Eating the Rainbow’
Healthy Living, Healthy Weight to discuss ‘Smart Snacking’

With the addition of the pediatric My Health program at the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, Mercer Health will now be offering a free My Health Pediatric, Adolescent and Family Support Group, which will meet on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30pm at the Mercer Health West Campus.  The March session will focus on Eating the Rainbow of Fruits & Vegetables and will include discussions and information on:
• Why a variety of color is important
• Appropriate portion sizes for age groups
• Taste test activity
• Strategies for picky eaters
All sessions also include movement activity.  Families of all ages and sizes are welcome.

Also meeting this week is the Healthy Living, Healthy Weight Support Group.  This free group provides an open forum to discuss methods and strategies for healthy weight loss and healthy weight.  Healthy Living, Healthy Weight will meet Wednesday, March 13 at 6:00pm at the Mercer Health West Campus.  This session will focus on Smart Snacking and will discuss:
• Why snacking is okay
• What constitutes a snack
• How to set snacking boundaries and make healthy snack choices
• Healthy snack recipes

For more information on the support groups offered at the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, contact the Weight Management Center at 419-678-8446 or visit