Saturday, 09 January 2021 01:29

University of Maryland Extension Educators Produce New Mindfulness Instruction Guide

Written by Morgan Page, Communications Intern

While teaching a nutrition program series, Dhruti Patel, family and consumer sciences faculty with the University of Maryland Extension (UME), was approached by a single mother with three children. The last thing this mom wanted to think about is putting nutritious food on the plate for her or her children -- she just doesn’t have time, according to Patel. This mom holds three jobs, has a household to run, and a “healthy meal” doesn’t rank as a priority.

While teaching a nutrition program series, Dhruti Patel, family and consumer sciences faculty with the University of Maryland Extension (UME), was approached by a single mother with three children. The last thing this mom wanted to think about is putting nutritious food on the plate for her or her children -- she just doesn’t have time, according to Patel. This mom holds three jobs, has a household to run, and a “healthy meal” doesn’t rank as a priority.

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