Navigation Links
ChopChop Launches Social Media Campaign to Encourage Families to Cook Together to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Date:9/12/2013

Watertown, MA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013

ChopChop Kids, the non-profit behind ChopChop: The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, announced today the launch of The Big Picnic, a one-of-a-kind virtual community picnic in which families across the country will cook together (for their own picnics), and share photos and videos in a massive show of social media solidarity. The Big Picnic aims to show families the joy and importance of cooking real food as a way to combat childhood obesity.

“There is no question that cooking with your kids teaches them essential life skills but it’s also a critical step in reducing and preventing childhood obesity,” said Sally Sampson, ChopChop Founder and President. Joined by the White House chefs, Partnership for a Healthier America, media personalities, parent bloggers and key influencers, ChopChop is inviting families to make a dish together and to take a picture or video with their kids either cooking or showcasing the final dish. On September 22nd, participants will come together in a big virtual picnic by sharing photos and tagging them with #bigpicnic on social media channels.

“Ask your kids to count out cherry tomatoes for a salad, come up with the idea for your recipe or sauté onions for a frittata. Just as long as they are doing something, we want to see it!” said Sampson. Families are encouraged to explore The Big Picnic web pages (http://www.chopchopmag.org/bigpicnic), ChopChop Magazine and ChopChop’s new cookbook, ChopChop: The Kids' Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family for recipes and tips for planning their picnic.

To encourage participation, ChopChop and its team of bloggers will be giving away prizes on September 22nd, including subscriptions to ChopChop Magazine and copies of the cookbook. “It will be a fun event with a serious goal: preventing childhood obesity,” Sampson said.

About ChopChop
Endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, ChopChop, The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families, is a nonprofit quarterly food magazine. Published by ChopChopKids, Inc, a 501(c)(3), ChopChop’s mission is to inspire and teach kids to cook and eat real food with their families. Named the 2013 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation and winner of the 2013 Parents’ Choice Magazine Award (gold), ChopChop is available in English and Spanish and reaches over 2,000,000 million families annually. ChopChop's new cookbook, ChopChop: The Kids' Guide to Cooking Real Food with Your Family, is published by Simon & Schuster and available at bookstores and online. To learn more about ChopChop's mission, and to support the organization by subscribing to ChopChop Magazine or by donating to its cause, please visit http://www.chopchopkids.org. Follow ChopChop on Twitter at @chopchopmag, on Facebook at facebook.com/chopchopmagazine or on Pinterest at pinterest/chopchopmag.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11117482.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ChopChop Children's Food Magazine Wins Coveted Beard Award
2. Queen City Care Launches New Website
3. PDS Launches DASH to Improve Analytical Efficiencies in Healthcare
4. Children’s™ Healthcare of Atlanta Launches T-Shirt Design Contest for 2013 Kids II Strong Legs Run
5. DSD Business Systems Launches Premier Customer Conference Featuring Best Practices to Maximize Sage ERP Software Investment
6. Orange County Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Kevin Sadati, Launches Rhinoplasty Physicians Website
7. Discount Medical Supplies Launches a Mobile Version to Help Customers Place Orders on the Go
8. HelpPRO Suicide Prevention Therapist Finder Launches on World Suicide Prevention Day
9. Seva Call Launches in Lincoln to Link Consumer to Local Pros
10. myCNAjobs Launches Caregiver Check-in, Arming Employers with Real Time Caregiver Workforce
11. Phybridge Launches VoIP Enabler for Small Business
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible ... often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human ... but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures ... Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Marne, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... To deal with these feelings, many turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or ... Center of Marne, Michigan, has released tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys ... peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing ... members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and ... essay contest in which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor ... National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- The vast majority of dialysis patients currently receive ... usually 3 times a week, with treatment times averaging ... equipment preparation and wait time.  This regimen can be ... who are elderly and frail.  Many elderly dialysis patients ... for some duration of time. Residents in ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016  Experian Health, the healthcare ... the patient payment and care experience, today ... products and services that will enhance the ... offerings. These award-winning solutions will enable healthcare ... compliant in an ever-changing environment and redefine ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced ... research organization as its newest member.  ... president and chief scientific officer, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, will ... Board of Directors. ... us in support of our efforts to conduct ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: