Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Good Advice – encouraging kids to eat their veggies

Haile Thomas is a young world changer. Inspired to learn more about how nutrition can prevent disease by her father’s diabetes diagnosis, Haile founded a nonprofit organization at the age of 12, to encourage healthier eating for children. Learn more about the HAPPY Organization here and check out a great blog post about promoting veggies to […]

Staying Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

  An exercise class for older adults designed to increase strength and balance keeping you active and independent. A 1 hour strength, balance & fitness class for older adults designed to increase physical ability to prevent falls. Includes exercises and workbook for staying active and independent.

USDA Waters Downs Nutrition Standards with School Meal Flexibility Rule

Article from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation POSTED ON 11/29/17 BY DR. HOWELL WECHSLER, CEO ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION (November 29, 2017) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published today a new School Meal Flexibility Rule (Flexibility Rule) that will weaken nutrition standards aimed at reducing sodium and increasing whole grains for meals provided under the USDA’s National School […]

Free Nutritional Navigation: A Grocery Store Tour In Spartanburg

Do you have trouble sorting through the many products at the grocery store? Is it hard to eat healthy on a budget? Join dietitian Kerri Stewart, RD, LD for an interactive tour of your local grocery store. She will share what to look for on a food label, healthy cooking tips and recipes, and general […]

Trail Counters in Spartanburg

Did you know that Partners for Active Living is working with the Spartanburg Area Conservancy and the Spartanburg Area Transportation Study to employ trail counters? The counters let us know how many walkers, runners and bikers use our local trail system by counting pairs of legs and wheels that pass by. There are currently three […]

National Healthy Schools Awards for Spartanburg County

      This year, three Spartanburg County schools received prestigious National Healthy Schools awards. Boiling Springs Intermediate, Jesse Boyd Elementary and Oakland Elementary are being recognized for the high level of school wellness policies and programs. It takes a strong and dedicated team to meet the requirements for this award; only about 325 schools nationally are […]