You are invited to join the We Can!® Chinese Families nutrition and physical activity workshops series starting on March 19, 2016. The series is being offered by the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Chinese Project of the Chinatown Public Health Center (CPHC), a clinic in the San Francisco Health Network. The workshops will help families learn about healthy eating and active living to lower their risk of developing serious health problems such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer.
Free to the public, the workshops will be held on Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chinatown YMCA, 855 Sacramento Street. The series will be conducted in Cantonese and led by registered dietitians Catherine Wong, RD, MPH; and Sylvia Lau, RD, MPH, CDE; Zhi Huang, MD; and chiropractor, Joana da Rosa, DC, DABCO. Workshop topics will include:
• Tips on smart shopping
• Healthy cooking and eating
• Physical activity demonstrations and YiJin exercise
• Hands-on activities on healthy eating and active living for children. Childcare also provided.
First-time participants that successfully complete all 5 workshops will receive a free 1-month gym membership at Chinatown YMCA. Space is limited, so register soon! For more information, call (415) 364-7915.
The workshop series is sponsored by Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Chinese Project, Chinatown Public Health Center, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch, California Department of Public Health and Chinatown YMCA, and co-sponsored by Kai Ming Head Start, Gum Moon Asian Women’s Resource Center, Portsmouth Plaza Parking Cooperation, and Tam’s Yijin Exercise Institute. Media sponsors include KTSF26 and SDS Communications.