Eat Healthy Be Active - Prescription For Health

Date: October 9, 2017 - November 20, 2017
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Samaritas, 210 Wilson St. Alpena, MI 49707
Contact: Jessica, 989-354-9876

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER! Phone 989-354-9876.

The Prescription for Health program is a free six week workshop focused on nutrition and incorporating more fresh produce into your diet. For every one hour, weekly session you attend, you will receive $10 in vouchers to use at your local farmers’ market or grocer to purchase fresh produce! There are no income restrictions for this workshop. Northeast Michigan Prescription for Health is funded through a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. Partners include the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan, Alcona Health Center, Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc., District Health Departments 2, 4, and 10, and MSU Extension

Eat Healthy, Be Active is a nutrition program where participants learn the skills needed to make healthy eating and regular physical activity a part of their lifestyle. This program consists of six lessons, each lasting approximately one hour. Eat Healthy, Be Active promotes healthy lifestyles and can help reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease.

Lessons include:

  • Enjoying healthy food that taste great

  • Quick, healthy meals and snacks

  • Eating healthy on a budget

  • Tips for losing weight and keeping it off

  • Making healthy eating part of your lifestyle

  • Physical activity: Key to living well


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