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Food Day Grand Strand

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Food Day Grand Strand

Time: October 22, 2011 from 10am to 2pm
Location: The X Sports
Street: 568 George Bishop Pkwy
City/Town: Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Website or Map: http://www.fooddaygrandstrand…
Phone: 843-421-1589
Event Type: community, wellness, event
Organized By: Kris Kavanagh
Latest Activity: Sep 27, 2011

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Food Day Grand Strand!!

Real food tastes great. Meals built around vegetables, fruits, and whole grains are delicious and satisfying. But far too many Americans are eating diets composed of salty, overly processed packaged foods clad in cardboard and plastic; high-calorie sugary drinks that pack on pounds and rot teeth, but have no nutritional benefit; and fast-food meals made of white bread, fatty grain-fed factory-farmed meat, French fries, and more soda still. What we eat should be bolstering our health, but it's actually contributing to several hundred thousand premature deaths from heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and cancer each year. What's more, the way our food is produced all too often harmful to farm workers, the environment, and farm animals.

Food Day's goal is nothing less than to transform the American diet—to inspire a broad movement involving people from every corner of our land who want healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way. In other words, we want America to eat real. We want to get Americans cooking real food for their families again. We want fewer people at drive-throughs and bigger crowds at farmers markets. We want to celebrate fresh fruits, vegetables, and healthy whole grains—and to support the local farms and farmers that produce them. We want all Americans—regardless of their age or income or geographic location—to be able to select healthy diets and avoid obesity, heart disease, and other diet-related conditions.

On Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10:00AM-2:00PM We invite you to attend a Free Family Friendly Community Wellness Festival brought to you by Holistic Nutritionists Kris Kavanagh, Gail Williams, (student) & Cindy Powell. Guest Speakers will share on School Nutrition Legislation, Holistic health, & Community Resources. There will be interactive crafts, and painting, inflatables, a junk food exchange, recipe conversions, open sports to play, children's yoga classes, and tables with valuable information on nutrition and health. Vendors include, The Childrens Museum, Franklin Burroughs Chapin Museum, Yoga in Commons, Holistic Mom's Network, Raw Vegan Community, Bay Naturals, Low Country Foods, Boys & Girls Club of Horry County, Coastal Rescue Mission, Chef Mckean Nowles, Lisa Edge, Healthy Habits, nourishLife, Bay Cafe, Thompson Farms, Patrick Martin, Smart Snack, Abiding Village, NY Life, Learn Inc, Ethics, American Diabetes Association, and so much more.. please RSVP & let us know your attending!!! We love our community!!!

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Comment by Béatrice LATEUR LACROIX on September 27, 2011 at 5:51pm

So great to read some Americans want to chage the American "way of eating" !

I'm vegeterian and I eat organic food since more than 30 years and I'm in good health.

I invite all of you to try ... : it's better (and delicious for you) and for the animals who aren't killed

Love and Peace for you, for animals and all Beings


Comment by Nada Jung on September 22, 2011 at 11:17pm

my vegetarian event runs daily in the Tyrolean Alps.

Let the Americans come to the conclusion to boycott McDonald's, and lose a few pounds.

Good luck and success for all !

Comment by Eva Libre on September 22, 2011 at 8:57pm


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