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Childhood Obesity

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Healthy Habits Family Cooking Classes

Building Healthy Habits in Families with a Child at Risk for Childhood Obesity

Healthy Habits Family Cooking Classes: 6-session cooking classes for families with a child at risk for childhood obesity; next session TBD

Headed by Kofi Essel, MD, pediatrician at Children’s National Health System, specializing in childhood obesity, an interdisciplinary medical team have developed a 6-week cooking class for families with a child at risk for childhood obesity. Classes are held from 3 pm to 5 pm weekly at The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003.

Class themes for the up and coming session include Getting a Healthy Start, Family Meals Made Easy and Restaurant Meals You Can Make at Home.   These classes are being offered at no cost to the families.  Space is limited so please register early.

Please contact Brainy Camps at for more information.

The Healthy Habits Family Cooking Classes are supported by the generosity of : 
members of Children's National Health System through the Employee Giving Campaign.

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