News Release

March 14, 2000

HDHHS To Hold Nutrition Fair

    The Houston Department of Health and Human Services will sponsor a nutrition fair to celebrate March as National Nutrition Month.  The fair will between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday, March 25, at Sharpstown Mall in southwest Houston.
     Using the theme from the American Dietetics Association, Food & Fitness: Health for a Lifetime, registered dietitians and nutritionists will be present to discuss topics such as:

  Normal nutrition and fitness
  Pre-natal, post-natal nutrition
  Infant and child nutrition
  Breastfeeding
  Adolescent nutrition
  Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
  Geriatric nutrition
  Hypertension and diet
  Obesity
  Cholesterol management
  Diabetes
  Nutrition and cancer
  Food demonstration on food safety and low-fat food preparation

    Other health professionals will discuss and answer questions on immunizations, lead screening, HIV and TB.  Information on resources for the mother and infant, known as BabyNet, also will be available.  For more information, call 713-794-9095.
    Meet us at Sharpstown Mall and get a treat for a lifetime!