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Cooking Our Way Out of the Obesity Crisis

It’s something many of us enjoy but aren’t always able to do: having the time, basic knowledge, or all the “right things” to cook a simple, healthful meal to enjoy with family. As we eat, we are not only nourished by the food itself, but also by the conversation shared over the table with loved ones. Yet for too many families in America, cooking a healthy meal with fresh ingredients seems too expensive, time-consuming, or simply too overwhelming for a variety of reasons. One of our goals is to take away those notions and provide real solutions.

78% of Common Threads campers
reported that before starting the program
they did not or never ate breakfast at home

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