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Let's Move! is a program developed by First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation. It stresses the need for better and healthier food choices both at home, and in our schools. Dr. Jefferson will review some of the materials on eating healthier on a budget. We will also speak with Susan A. Kessler, the Program Administrator for Western Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Student Support Services Center.
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Educviii: Eating Healthier on a Budget

With tips from the Let's Move! Website, Dr. Jefferson will tell you how prep food on a budget, shop smarter for healthy foods, and plan a weekly menu.
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Educviii: Susan A. Kessler

Susan has 20 years of health and physical education teaching experience and has worked with Long Island school districts for the past 22 years as the Administrator of Western Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Student Support Services Center.
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Let's Move!

Letís Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Sure, this is an ambitious goal. But with your help, we can do it.


Healthy Schools Network

Healthy Schools Network, Inc., is the leading national voice for children's environmental health at school and a national-award-winning 501(c)3 not-for-profit environmental health organization founded in 1995.


The 3 Pís

Plan, Purchase, and Prepare Food on a Budget , these reminders help you stay within your food budget.


Smart Shopping For Veggies And Fruits

Get the fruits and vegetables you need without breaking the bank.


Sample 7 Day Menu

This sample weekly menu meets all nutritional needs at a cost below current average food costs