Nutrition Program

In conjunction with our organic healthy food source at Son Farm, we offer a workshop entitled, “Get Healthy Stay Balanced” to the mothers of the Foundation sons in our program. According to Children’s Health Fund Research, childhood obesity doubled during the years between 1980 to 2000 in children ages 6-11, and tripled in adolescents ages 12-19. The associated health conditions of childhood obesity are type 2 diabetes and hypertension. African-American and Hispanic children are disproportionately affected by these diseases. More…