EDITORIAL: Participate in free Por Vida Health & Food Fest on Sunday | Editorials

The Monitor is proud to as soon as once more co-sponsor with Docs Hospital at Renaissance a well being and health occasion for the Rio Grande Valley this weekend, which is completely free to households and people. And we encourage everybody to attend.

The Por Vida Health & Food Fest shall be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to three p.m. on the Boggus Ford Occasions Middle in Pharr. It is going to function reside cooking demonstrations by Cooks Dan Phelen, Luby’s company government chef, and Ruben Lemus Jr., chairman of the Culinary Arts Division at South Texas School. There will probably be health demonstrations, interactive train and dance periods, instructional materials on vitamin and meals preparation, and a number of well being screenings provided by Docs Hospital at Renaissance.

DHR Chief Working Officer Marissa Castañeda has informed The Monitor that the hospital expects to have on hand as much as 200 employees members, together with nurses, dietitians, physicians, residents and others in the medical subject.

Materials on the prevention of diabetes can be an enormous focus with endocrinologists from DHR’s Joslin Diabetes Middle on hand to elucidate the risks of this illness and how you can eat, train and stay a more healthy life to assist forestall the onset of diabetes.

There might be about 40 vendor cubicles, providing health gear and experience, meals samples and massages.

T-shirts from the McAllen Youngsters Marathon will probably be out there in a drawing, in addition to info on the McAllen Marathon.

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