NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

PHA Launches Healthy Eating Program For Low-Income Residents

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A pilot healthy eating program was launched today for low income residents of Southwest Philadelphia.

A dietitian provided nutritional information to residents of Bartram Village housing development participating in the free healthy eating program.

healthyeats1 mcdevitt PHA Launches Healthy Eating Program For Low Income Residents

(credit: John McDevitt)

Then, Chef Cynthia Cave McFadden (pictured, right) demonstrated how to make a healthy chicken wrap and to get away from fried foods.

“And it’s boneless, skinless chicken and its got red pepper, green bell pepper, onions and its got 2% fat-free cheese and its on whole grain wheat wraps.”

The free program It’s once a week for the next five weeks. It’s a joint effort between State Senator Anthony Williams and the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

Reported by John McDevitt, KYW Newsradio 1060

Top Content On CBSPhilly

More from John McDevitt
Comments

More From CBS Philly

July 4th Desserts Full Of Red, White & Blue
Top 4th Of July Concerts

Listen Live