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Posted: August 2, 2019

Get healthy with FoodFit

Are you looking to get healthy this summer? We have just the program for you!

Community Connections Society is pleased to be able to offer FoodFit.

FoodFit is an innovative initiative by Community Food Centres Canada. The program is designed to bring people together, help set goals, learn skills, and make measurable changes in overall health and fitness.  FoodFit focuses on nutrition and exercise. Over the course of 12 weeks, participants will be immersed in the areas of cooking, nutrition knowledge, and physical activity.

This will be the sixth offering of FoodFit in Cranbrook. Past participants have reported awesome results in many different facets of their lives; including new skills, new connections and friends, and new physiques. FoodFit is offered nationwide and the stats are staggering.

  • 72% reported an improvement in their physical health, and 72% in their mental health;
  • 95% learned something new about preparing and cooking healthier meals;
  • 78% were eating more home-cooked meals and snacks because of what they learned in FoodFit;
  • 70% of FoodFit participants with a pre-existing chronic disease or health condition said; what they learned in the program helped them better manage their condition.

The program starts August 9, from 11 a.m. to2 p.m. The program is open to all, free, and includes lunch. For more information or to register call Willow at (778) 517-5447 or email Sophie @ [email protected].  Commit to a healthier you and start the journey with FoodFit!

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Community Connections Society of Southeast BC


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