Published On: Oct 13 2012 03:53:34 PM CDTUpdated On: Oct 15 2012 03:23:27 PM CDT
WISC-TV and Channel3000.com's Mark Koehn, Jennifer Hoff and Gary Cannalte participated in Saturday's Time with Kids event. "Shop with aDietitian" took place at Miller & Sons Supermarket in Verona on Main Street from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The mission was to engage kids and families in learning about healthy shopping habits.
WISC-TV and Channel3000.com participated in a healthy eating education event in Verona Saturday.
Dean Clinic Dietitian Toni Sterry answering questions for family
Dean Clinic Dietitian Toni Sterry with mom and kids
Dean Clinic Dietitian Toni Sterry answers a question from two children.
Dean Clinic Dietitian Mary Hughes helps an area boy scout read popcorn labels.
Signing up for a chance to win great prizes
Area children sample some of the healthy snacks on hand at the event
Area child with a cart full of healthy food
Dean Clinic Dietitian Amanda Hellman helping shoppers navigate the meat section of the grocery store
Telling children to sit still might be exactly the wrong message to give. Long periods of inactivity could cause changes in blood circulation even in young children, which may increase risk of heart disease later in life, according to a study.