When you approach a stoplight when driving you have three options, 1) keep going 2) slow down 3) stop. What would happen if we applied this mindset to our diet? We would then see raw fruits and vegetables as “green light” foods, you can eat as many as you desire. Lean meats, grains, eggs, dairy […]
In a world full of juices, energy drinks, and soda it seems there is no room left for the humble cup of water. Unfortunately, these sugar-filled drinks have taken precedence to water, especially for children. (Illustrated by The Washington Post) Excess sugar found in sports-drinks makes their permanent home in the liver, leading to fat […]
URGENT HELP NEEDED
The COPE Studio was recently lost in the devastating Ferguson Ave fire. This fire ravaged many buildings in Sandfly and the loss to businesses is huge. Unfortunately, all of the COPE materials and curriculum were destroyed in the fire.
Please help us rebuild by supporting our Go Fund Me campaign.
Our mission is combating childhood obesity with a threefold approach: nutrition education, fitness and behavioral health - which we believe is the game changer. When a child learns behavioral and emotional strategies, they will have the tools to make positive choices throughout their life. This empowers them to maintain a healthy lifestyle and reach their full potential no matter what challenges they face.
We do this with a variety of school and community based programs for a range of age groups.