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Mishawn Purnell-O'Neal, MPH

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forest park, IL 60130
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Mishawn Purnell-O'Neal

About Our Workshops
The objectives of the Nutrition Wonder workshops are to deliver visual, interactive, exciting and entertaining workshops designed to foster an understanding of the role that food and nutrition plays in establishing a healthy life. One of the unique aspects of a Nutrition Wonders workshops is its versatility and adaptability. The content of each workshop can be delivered to children as young as 3 years of age, and can be expanded to meet the cognitive levels of youth through their pre-teen years.

Our Workshops:

Food and Fun
This workshop is designed for the pre-school audience which includes sing-a-longs, interactive play and a host of other things to appeal to the short attention span of little ones.

Audience: Pre-school
Length of Workshop: TBD

Foods That Fight For Me
Did you know that fruits and vegetables have special powers? From juicy red strawberries to munchie crunchy green peppers, fruits and veggies harbor all kinds of tasty secrets. During this interactive workshop, participants will explore and identify a variety of fruits and vegetables, learn a bunch of amazing facts and discover why produce offers more than meets the eye!
Audience: Ages 3-7years
Length of Workshop: 30-45 minutes

Where Does My Food Go?
This entertaining workshop not only describes the human digestive system, but offers a variety of hands-on activities that allows participants to learn more about food intake, and how the body uses energy. Throughout the workshop, participants will move through the turns and loops of the digestive system and discover just how important this system is for overall health.
Audience: Ages 6-12years
Length of Workshop: 30-45minutes

Test Your Nutrition IQ
This game-based workshop utilizes a trivia format to challenge and pique the interest of older children while introducing and/or reinforcing an array of nutrition-related topics that are of special interest to this population (vegetarianism, weight loss, and etc.). At the end of the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to engage in a lively Q&A.
Audience: Ages 8-12years
Length of Workshop: 30-45 minutes


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