Penn State Extension Nutrition Links: Teaching People How To Eat Better For Less!

Tuesdays, February 5 – March 12, 5pm-6:30pm

Phoenixville Civic Center, 123 Main St., Phoenixville

Call to register: Dolores Winston 610-933-7728 ext.1

Come for a series of lessons and activities on various topics to help you care and feed your family a healthy diet on a limited budget.  Learn how to prepare low-cost, quick meals.  Develop new cooking and food safety skills.  Try new nutritious foods.  Participants of the Eat Smart Move More program will receive a certificate, cookbook, stretch band for exercising, food thermometer and tote bag upon completion.

10 Despicable Doughnuts

A jelly donut that was bought at Dunkin' Donut...

A jelly donut that was bought at Dunkin' Donuts in Brooklyn. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Editor’s note:  You’re starting with Dunkin’ Donuts Blueberry Crumb – just click on the read more link and keep hitting next to see them all!  You can see the list on the left-hand side of the screen under Morning Gut Busters once you click on read more! 

Dunkin’ Donuts Blueberry Crumb Donut

500 calories, 18 g fat, 350 mg sodium, 52 g sugar

The addition of blueberries may sound wholesome, but don’t be fooled. This sickeningly sweet treat packs 500 calories and 52 grams of sugar—or the equivalent of 20 Hershey’s Kisses.

Read more: http://fitbie.msn.com/eat-right/tips/10-despicable-doughnuts/tip/1

Breast Cancer: What You’re Eating & What May Be Eating You

Fellowship Farm and The Center for Advancement in Cancer Education

Invite You to an Empowering Saturday Afternoon, February 11, 2012, 1­4pm

Breast Cancer:

What You’re Eating & What May Be Eating You

Fellowship Farm

2488 Sanatoga Rd., Pottstown, PA 19464

 

Featuring Susan Silberstein, Ph.D.

  • Founder/Director, Center for Advancement in Cancer Education
  • Book Author: Hungry for Health and Hungrier for Health
  • National Lecturer: Nutrition & Cancer Prevention
  • Creator of video, Breast Cancer: The Diet Connection
  • Editor of Immune Perspectives and Global Woman
  • Fulbright Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa, numerous awards

This program provides women with potentially life-changing information on preventing breast cancer, preventing its recurrence and supporting yourself during or after treatment.

Men are also welcomed to support loved ones, mothers, daughters, sisters and wives. Understanding growing rates of male breast cancer and prostate cancer are applicable.

Please RSVP:  Deb Mason @ 610-326-3008, 215-870-0349, or eleanorvallone@gmail.com, director@fellowship-­farm.org, www.fellowship-­farm.org

(Call in case of snow)

Pottstown’s Community Land Trust – Urban Agriculture On The Rise

Logo of The New York Times.

Image via Wikipedia

Here is an excellent article from the New York Times about farming, fresh food, health, sustainable land management, farmer’s markets, urban farming etc…  The point of Pottstown’s Community Garden, which is the Community Land Trust‘s first project, is all the above!  Click on the link below for the full story!

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/22/food-six-things-to-feel-good-about/?scp=1&sq=Philly&st=Search