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Fruit & Veggie Prescription (FVRx) - Wyandanch

  • Thursday, April 25, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 2, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 16, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Eat Your Way to a Healthier You!

FREE Nutrition Workshops with a CCE Suffolk Diabetes Nutrition Educator. Join us and you can receive up to a total of $200 for free vegetables and fruits. You will receive $20 for each of the workshops you participate in. 

In person Workshops will be available in English and Spanish.

Workshop 1: Physical activity; your key to living well

Gain an overview of the 5 food groups as recognized in the USDA Diabetes MyPlate. The importance of exercise will be discussed along with participation in a short physical activity suitable for all activity levels.

Workshop 2: Fantastic fruits and vegetables- Let’s eat the rainbow!

Hands-on program that offers tips and tricks as to how to add more fruit and vegetables to their daily meals to meet the USDA’s dietary guideline recommendations.

Workshop 3: Eat healthy on a budget

Gain skills for healthy eating on a budget through proper meal planning and smart purchasing, with an emphasis on fiber rich foods.

Workshop 4: Lower fat and sodium

Learn about the physical effects of too much fat and sodium in their diets. They will learn to identify and reduce the main sources of fat and sodium as well as how to properly read a food label.

Workshop 5: Make half your grains whole

Participants will learn how much animal and plant protein they actually need in their diets. Proper portion size will be discussed along with many ways to incorporate high quality, lean protein into our diets.

Workshop 6: Rethink your drink

Learn skills to measure the amount of sugar in some popular drink choices and distinguish names for sugar. An overview of how to read a nutrition label will be provided to make participants aware of what is in their drinks.

All workshops will take place on Thursdays; April 25 - May 30 from 11:00am-12:00pm at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church at the Parish Hall, 1434 Straight Path, Wyandanch.

Contact Christina Nadolne, Program Manager, • 631-759-4985




Christina Nadolne
Program Manager


Riverhead Health Center
300 Center Drive South
Riverhead, NY 11901

Last updated April 10, 2024