Drexel Avenue Elementary School students get nutrition lesson from Food Channel executive director
WESTBURY - Students at the Drexel Avenue Elementary School in Westbury were visited by Food Channel Executive Director Robert Bleifer Wednesday for a lesson in nutrition.
Bleifer showed the kids how to put vegetables together to make a healthy meal.
The students also made health snacks, including vegetable pizzas and “ants on a log” with celery, hummus and raisins.
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They also practiced some yoga poses in an effort to keep the kids fit.
“So many kids, so many adults in this country struggle with obesity,” said Bleifer. “Any opportunity I have to get them on the right track [is] perfect for me.”