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Faithful Families

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Faithful Families Thriving Communities (Faithful Families) works directly in communities of faith across the country to promote health for individuals, families, and local communities.

Faithful Families’ Eating Smart and Moving More program is nine lessons that include group discussions, recipe taste tests, and activities. The practice-tested program is open to all faith and religious traditions and engages faith communities in health education, environmental changes to support health, and community-wide health initiatives.

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The nine lessons are listed below:

  1. Plan: Know What’s for Dinner
  2. Shop: Get the Best for Less
  3. Shop for Value, Check the Facts
  4. Fix it Fast, Eat at Home
  5. Choosing More Fruits & Vegetables
  6. Fix it Safe
  7. Making Smart Drink Choices
  8. Choosing to Move More
  9. Making the Connection

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We are currently recruiting faith communities in Brunswick County to host Faithful Families. If you are interested, please contact Meghan Lassiter, mabaker7@ncsu.edu