Houston, TX 77005
10:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013
Health | Wellness
Children's Museum of Houston presents the Fitness, Fuel and Fun! Nutrition Expo. Children’s Museum of Houston’s Nutrition Expo spotlights chefs, food tasting and healthy eating habits as part of Museum Experience Zone 4 United Airlines Day, September 28.Did you know the average person eats almost 1,500 pounds of food a year? Healthy eating habits begin now. Join the Children’s Museum of Houston as we celebrate nutrition during our annual Nutrition Expo. You’re invited to discover what’s yummy for the tummy and learn cool facts about the fuel your body needs to get up and go.Plus, visit Zone 4 museums as part of the Museum Experience!SPECIAL EVENTS:Toni the Art Cart: Take photos in Baylor College of Medicine’s veggie cart.The Salad Lady: Snap pics with this character dressed in fruits and veggies.Taste Tasting with Chefs: Not only will you get to see food being made, but try it!Recipe 4 Success Cooking Demo: Learn how to make healthy, nutritious granola.Sugar, Heart and Life Computer Games: Play interactive games about food.More Matters Bracelets: To remind you to eat more fruits and veggies.Registered Dietitian: Ask questions and get answers about diet and nutrition.M&M Game: Jump around to find out how many calories are in M&Ms.ON-GOING ACTIVITIES:Pumpkin Chunkin’ Catapults: Fling “pumpkins” at the Inventors’ Workshop.Eat This, Not That: Check out what’s healthier at the Power Science Lab.Food Trivia Challenge: Go on a nutrition mission at the Power Science Lab.My Plate: Bring home the bacon and play with what’s on your plate at Junktion.Fruits and Veggies Quiz: Test your knowledge of greens at Junktion.Wheel of Fitness: Bring variety to your exercise routine at Junktion.Just a Minute: Put yourself to the 60 sec. fitness test at the ExxonMobil Math Cart.Fun Fruit Logic Game: Win it by saving the best for last the ExxonMobil Math Cart.***Activities, events and times subject to change.