Our Stay Healthy Club
According to the NYC Department of Health, more than half of the city’s adult population are overweight (34%) or obese (22%), which contributes to mental and physical health issues, such as depression, eating disorders, low self-esteem, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, arthritis, and even cancer. Among New York City’s children, 1 in 5 kindergarten students and 1 in 4 Head Start children are obese.
Every Day is a Miracle’s Stay Healthy Club helps its Food Pantry Choice Shop clients adopt healthy eating habits and to lead more active, healthy lifestyles by providing nutrition education and healthy recipe demonstrations using food pantry items from our Food Pantry Choice Shop. We also offer fitness club, self-health assessments for diseases most prevalent in our community, and tips in helping them to control and/or prevent diabetes, high blood pressure, etc.