Childhood Obesity

Why Cooking Together is More Important Than Ever

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. We are all familiar with the alarming statistics (1 in 3 children in the United States is are overweight or obese) and the health risks associated with obesity. Here at ChopChop, we believe that cooking and eating together as a family is vital to every family’s health and happiness. By teaching kids to cook real food, we set them up for a lifetime of wellness. Here are a few ideas to help you and your family establish healthy habits to last a lifetime:

Make small changes

FED UP

On Wednesday, April 23rd, we will be co-presenting with Let’s Talk About Food an exclusive screening of FED UP, one of the most the most talked about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Directed by Stephanie Soechtig and produced by Katie Couric and Laurie David (An Inconvenient Truth), FED UP takes a hard look at America’s childhood obesity epidemic.

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