Customs House Museum & Cultural Center opens Eat Well, Play Well exhibition

Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tennessee opens Eat Well, Play Well, an exhibition on view January 18, 2013 10:00 am through March 30, 2013.

What is the food we eat? Are fruits and vegetables important? Can everyday activities burn calories? Families, children and school groups will find the answers to these questions by exploring nutrition and fitness in Eat Well, Play Well. This highly interactive exhibit encourages healthy living by teaching the science of making healthy food choices and helping children and adults discover there are many fun and interesting ways to stay active. Visitors will discover what an appropriate serving size looks like, see firsthand what it takes to burn off calories, test their flexibility and balance, review the latest clinical research and realize that they can reduce their risk of disease with healthy choices that are within their reach!

This hands-on exhibit from OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) encourages all-around healthy living for visitors of all ages! It was made possible by Science Education Patnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). – www.customshousemuseum.org

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