Children’s Hospital teaching kids to cook, eat well

By Richard A. Marini
San Antonio Express-News
April 12, 2017

Uziel Lopez couldn’t help himself. The 7-year-old and his mother, Sandra, were making a strawberry spinach salad when the orange wedges he was ad-libbing into the bowl apparently became too tempting. So he popped one in his mouth.

Lopez and his mom, along with several other families, were in the teaching kitchen just off the main lobby at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. The group was part of an ongoing program at the hospital designed to teach participants to think about eating as more than something to do to pass the time while watching the latest episode of “The Bachelor.”

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