Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Dr. Collin Webster and the PACES program

At the recent Spartanburg Healthy Schools Forum, Dr. Collin Webster, Associate Professor of PE at USC, discussed the Partnerships for Active Children in Elementary Schools (PACES) program. Dr. Webster and his team are working with classroom teachers to prove that incorporating physical activity into class time can improve academic performance and reduce disruptive behaviors while […]

USDA Secretary Rolls Back Nutrition Standards for School Lunch Program

In the U.S., over 30 million students consume at least one meal in school every day. With such broad reach, strong standards for healthy, high-quality food can have a significant impact on the health of the nation’s children. Yet a new proclamation by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture takes a different route, partially rolling back the […]

Weigh Less, Spend Less, Eat Better

Great article in US News and World Report! One tip is to shop the perimeter of the grocery store. For in depth information about shopping for best health, check out the Navigational Grocery Store Tours led by Spartanburg Regional Heart Center dietitian, Kerri Stewart.

SNAP and Healthy Bucks at Hub City Farmer’s Market

Spartanburg’s very own farmer’s market is making news with their Double SNAP matching program and Healthy Bucks for the purchase of produce.   Read the full story here   Come see for yourself, every Saturday morning from 8am-12pm at Northside Harvest Park, 498 Howard Street.