The Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition is dedicated to making healthy eating and physical activity popular and accessible to Lexington tweens in their homes, schools and communities.

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Better Bites

Better Bites brings healthy food to the places where youth convene: recreational facilities, sports events, after school programs, school concessions, camps and restaurants. Our goal is that all places that serve food to Lexington youth will feature healthy options.

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Good Neighbor Store

The Tweens Coalition partners with GleanKY and the Justice House to stock free produce once a week in corner stores in neighborhoods that don’t have access to a nearby grocery. The produce comes from large grocery stores and local farms.

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Water First

Drinking plenty of water is correlated with a healthy weight, as well as a host of other health benefits –improved immune function, dental health and digestion—to name a few. The Water First: Think Your Drink campaign puts water back in its rightful place as the beverage of choice.

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