Thursday, June 14, 2012

Healthy Hearts Clinic and Dover Park garden featured in Chronicle article about childhood obesity. 

Below is the article's  first paragraph. You can read the whole thing by clicking on the link below. 

"Eight months ago, Taeylor Barker ate whatever she wanted, whenever she wanted, and she never got any exercise.
Only 13, she was already carrying more than 300 pounds on her 6-foot frame, but when her pediatrician suggested she join Healthy Hearts, a weight-loss program for teens at Oakland Children's Hospital, Taeylor balked. She was shy and scared of facing other people - doctors, nurses, nutritionists, even other overweight teens."

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Summer Sundays at Dover Park

Bring the kids and come on out and play

Free food, games, gardening, and good times!

Join the Phat Beets crew on Sundays from 1-3pm for  summer youth/family days!

Starting June 24 through August 19

Phat Beets will be hosting soccer, frisbee and volleyball games, and cooking fresh food from the garden!

…And Don’t Forget…

Workdays in the garden on Sundays from 10-12.

First Sunday of the month coffee, juice, and yummy treats served!