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March is “National Nutrition Month®”

By : Andrea Figueroa March marks the kick off o the National Nutrition Month ®. This year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chose “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right” as their theme. According to research it shows that consumers will purchase one food over the other depending on their taste. As we all know…
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At Camp Pennbrook Fiber is important! Whats all the fuss about?

By: Hannah Gill At camp we believe fiber is an essential part of our diet in order to help you with your weight loss during the summer.Most children and adults in America ARE NOT getting enough fiber in their diet, did you know fiber was highlighted as a ‘nutrient of concern’ in a recent survey…
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Camp Pennbrook encourages you to try Quinoa with this recipe!

Looking to increase your fiber intake? Why not experiment with different whole grains? Give this quinoa recipe a try. Quinoa salad with black beans and corn (From KidsEatRight.org):Ingredients:I cup quinoa2 cups water1 can black beans, rinsed and drained1 cup fresh corn kernels3 cups green onions chopped3 medium tomatoes chopped1 small red pepper seeded and chopped2 tablespoons…
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Camp Pennbrook on the importance of water all year round

By: Hannah GillHave you ever realized how much water we drink when we are at camp? Drinking  water is very important while you are at  weight loss camp during the summer. As the weather gets cooler we may find ourselves not drinking as much fluids as we do during the summer time at camp.  But…
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