Southington Observer – By LINDSAY CAREY
Pete Crouth has been a chef for 30 years and over that time has enjoyed teaching young and inexperienced individuals about the field trade. He took his interest in teaching to another level by deciding to write a book combating childhood obesity.
“It recognized the epidemic and the problems we are having as a society,” said Crouth. “I decided that using illustrations and stories would be more effective than just telling kids to eat better.”
Crouth partnered with Dr. Keith Kantor, Dana Yard, R.D., and Karen DeFiore Kantor, R.D. to create “Green Box League of Nutritious Justice: A World of Health Excellence for Children and Their Families.”
The book creatively makes fruits, vegetables and proteins into characters with storylines and also fun facts about what these super foods can do for one’s body.
“They love cartoons and super heroes, so I thought how about I give the fruits and vegetables some names and personalities, animate them and maybe it will entice the kids,” said Crouth. “It’s fun for the kids to learn about fruits and vegetables and how they really are super heroes.”
The book also serves up over 60 nutritionist approved healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner…CONTINUE READING HERE.
Dr. Kantor’s greatly anticipated new children’s book, The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice, is now available. Be sure to order this highly reviewed book, filled with healthy living tips for the whole family. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.