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The POWER of FOOD Spring Conference

Please join us this year for Chef Marshall O'Brien's Nutrition Training: The Power of Food - for Calmer Children and a Better-Performing You.

April 14, 2018 8:30am – 12pm
(Details below)

Learn how nourishing is different from just eating. We will discuss which foods
will help the children in your care be calmer and more focused and foods that
will help you, as a provider, to have more consistent energy and reduced stress.

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the four components of Smart Nutrition

2. Identify which foods help performance and behavior
and which foods to avoid

3. Determine how to take Smart Nutrition back to their
workplace and implement it in the day-to-day environment

4. Identify the 5 components of My Plate and demonstrate a general
understanding of the foods in each group

5. Identify strategies, tools and activities they can use in educating the
children in their care about healthy eating using the My Plate guidelines

6. Identify strategies and tools they can use in educating
their childcare families about the My Plate guidelines

You will receive a complimentary cookbook (!) for your child care business:
Look & Cook - A Step-by-Step Guide to Healthy Meals by Partners in Nutrition and the
Chef Marshall O’Brien Group

Chef Marshall O’Brien has presented at national conferences and regularly appears on Twin Cities television, where he is a trusted voice for Smart Nutrition. Chef Marshall and his company, the Chef Marshall O’Brien Group, teach people what Smart Nutrition is and how to easily incorporate it into your life and the lives of those around you. We understand that our advice and recipes need to be easy, quick and delicious. Their team goal is to understand current best nutrition practices and translate them into foods and recipes that will produce positive nutritional results and taste great. They call this “Putting Delicious in Nutritious.”

Chef O'Brien and his group have worked with childcare providers for years, helping to make their world easier and the children in their care healthier and happier.

The charge for CACFP Providers is $10 per person.

Call Midwest at 402-551-2379 to register.

Send your check or money order by Thursday, April 12, 2018 for all persons attending to Midwest Child Care Association, 7701 Pacific St., Omaha, NE 68114 (No children, please. No refunds can be issued.)

This training has been approved for 3 credit hours.

Join Us
Saturday, April 14, 2018
OPS TAC Building
Cafeteria - 5th floor
3215 Cuming St. Omaha, NE 68131
Registration fee - $10
8:30 am - Registration
9:00 am – 10:30 am
“Look and Cook” Presentation
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:30 am
“My Plate Presentation”
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Q & A
Get your Cookbook signed by Chef Marshall

Recipes meet the revised 2016 USDA Child
and Adult Care Program (CACFP) requirements

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