Growing From the Heart promotes healthy food, sharing

HANCOCK, Mich. (AP) — Dr. Michelle Seguin of the Portage Health Foundation has banded together with other like-minded health food lovers to share that love with the community by forming a group called Growing From the Heart.

“In 2020, right when the pandemic started, we developed a program that was kind of modeled off the nationwide program called Plant a Row for the Hungry, which encourages people to plant literally an extra row in their garden to donate to food pantries,” Seguin said.

Growing From the Heart began as a mission to donate home grown produce to those in need

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Dr. Michelle Seguin, M.D., prepares to give a demonstration on fermenting vegetables to Growing From the Heart. (Houghton Daily Mining Gazette photo by Chris Jaehnig)

Cooking with kids promotes healthy eating habits



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Getting kids to form healthy eating habits is no easy task. But why? Have you ever wondered what causes kids (and some adults) to turn up their noses when served leafy greens? Science says it could have a lot to do with how people are taught to nourish themselves as kids.

One study from the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that young adults with strong cooking skills are more inclined to eat healthily as an adult. According to the study, having confidence in the kitchen “led to fewer fast-food meals, more meals as a family and

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