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  • Healthy Eating & Cooking with Your Kids

    July 8, 2020 - At Get Healthy Philly, we’re committed to helping Philadelphians enjoy long and healthy lives. It is important during this time to continue to develop healthy habits for yourself and your children. Here are some tips on food safety, cooking with kids, as well as some recipes for healthy snacks.  Five great reasons to cook with your children.  Eight tips […]
  • Refresh with a Healthy Popsicle

    July 3, 2020 - Hot summer days are the perfect time to enjoy ice cold refreshing popsicles! Drexel Food Lab is working on a project to develop kid-approved popsicles made from whole fruit with no added sugar. Check out these samples that we taste-tested recently. Banana Berry Popsicle (red): Made with banana, strawberry, lemon zest, lemon juice, and raspberries.  Pineapple Banana Berry Popsicle (purple): Made with pineapple, banana, blueberry, and lemon […]
  • Recipes for a Healthier Summer Season

    May 20, 2020 - Celebrate summer with one of these nutritious, easy, and tasty recipes. With Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, it’s starting to feel like summer. However, summer in Philadelphia will look a bit different this year. With the Stay at Home Order still in place, residents must stay home as much as possible to prevent […]
  • Good Eats: How “Good Food” Supports a Healthy Economy in Philadelphia

    November 18, 2019 - We know food is vital for life, and in Philadelphia food is a vital part of the Philadelphia economy. There are over 6,800 food-based businesses in Philadelphia that employ over 79,000 people. These businesses produce, process, distribute, sell, and serve food, and divert or remove food waste.    Businesses that focus on “good food” do […]

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