BCF FAMILY

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm

​Saturday-Sunday 1:00pm-3:00pm

Edison Johnson Recreation Center

500 W. Murray Avenue

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Us

Rachel Fleming

rachel.n.fleming@duke.edu

Tel: 919-681-1203

BCF TEENS

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday and Thursday 5:00-7:00pm

W.D. Hill Recreation Center

1308 Fayetteville St. 

Durham, NC 27707

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Dietitian's Corner

                                                              with Healthy Lifestyles dietitian Jenny Favret

November 11, 2019

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Imagine starting the day with a delicious, warm, filling meal that is easily prepared in minutes.    When this meal is ALSO healthy AND inexpensive, it may be time to open our mind up to the possibility of eating a sweet potato for breakfast!!

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October 15, 2019

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HALLOWEEN... that sugary day of spooky fun is almost here!  Helping your child to manage their candy stash can be scary to any parent. This year try to relax and enjoy the festivities.     Set limits for sure but avoid over-"policing"...

September 23, 2019

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Many school children have a designated “snack time” and this can be a good thing!  For example some kids don’t feel like eating right away in the morning, so they skip breakfast. A mid-morning snack provides a good o...

September 9, 2019

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September is National Family Meals Month…….as if we needed a reminder of the good things that can happen when a family comes together for meals!!

Check out these impressive benefits of eating meals together as a fami...

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There was once a time when we actually drank the water that flowed from our tap. This all changed when a thin, clear type of plastic known as PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) was found to be a convenient and VERY cheap vessel for...

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Kids Eat Right Month™ happens each year in August and is a time to “focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and their families”.  What a great opportunity for parents to role model healthy food and activity...

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About the Author

Jenny Favret, MS,RD, LDN,  is a registered dietitian with the Duke Pediatrics Healthy Lifestyles Program.  Her education includes a master’s degree in Human Nutrition from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  She holds certificates in both adult and pediatric weight management from the Academy of Dietetics and has also completed advanced training in the dietary management of eating disorders.

Jenny’s passion is to help kids, teens and their families to restore the joy of eating!  She understands the challenges of time, money and food marketing pressures that families face when it comes to creating a healthy food environment for the home.  Jenny loves being able to play a role in helping families to overcome these challenges as they move toward improved food choices and eating habits.

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