November 13, 2017 – Columbia, SC (Revised) – Today, Healthy Hands Cooking proudly announced a local partnership with Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital in a joint mission to offer the surrounding
community a series of children’s healthy cooking classes that educate kids and families on the power of whole food nutrition and healthier choices at home.
“This is very needed” states Jan Pinnington, Founder and CEO of Healthy Hands Cooking. “With the rise of obesity, related diseases, and nutrition deficits on the rise, we have a big mission to accomplish. With the help of Children’s Hospital, we can now collectively offer Healthy Hands Cooking nutrition education classes in a family-friendly facility for optimal wellness in the Columbia, SC area.”
Diane Bagnal-Moody, Administrative Director for Palmetto Children’s Hospital, agrees. “This is a perfect
combination of education with practical hands-on application. Not only do we have the benefit of
teaching how nutrition works in the body through these specialized classes, but can now teach practical
kitchen skills to children that can be turned into delicious tasting snacks and meals for themselves and
The instruction for this series of specialty classes headed by local Healthy Hands Cooking Certified
Instructors. Classes run on various days and times. Class size is limited to 10 students per instructor and
discounts may be available for some program participants. For more information and to reserve your
spot, please register online at https://www.healthyinstructor.com/healthyhandscooking
Healthy Hands Cooking is a movement to fight obesity by certifying and empowering self-employed
cooking instructors to teach children and families about nutrition and healthy cooking. Our instructors
are passionate moms, dads, teachers, nutrition grads, entrepreneurs, wellness advocates and more.
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital is South Carolina’s first children’s hospital and has more than
150,000 children’s visits each year. It offers more than 31 subspecialties to meet the unique health care
needs of children and has central South Carolina’s only Children’s Emergency Center. With more than
350 professionals who work exclusively with children, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital has a team of
highly skilled and trained experts unmatched by any hospital in the Midlands. Palmetto Health Children’s
Hospital is the place to go for children’s medical care, because the best care matters.