Read testimonials from our graduates here.
Today, it is estimated that 1 in 5 American children aged 6-19 struggles with obesity, often as a result of malnutrition. This epidemic can have a damaging impact on a child’s life—including a higher risk for chronic diseases such as asthma, bone and joint problems, sleep apnea, and increased risk of heart disease, and diabetes. Obesity is only one of many issues Optimum Health Solution, a public health grassroots non-profit, addresses within our community.Your donation will go a long way to help us fulfill our mission of preventing obesity, chronic disease and malnutrition, through the Real Kids Real Food (RKRF) program—serving preteens (8 to 12 years of age) and their parents during our 10-week, evening course on healthy living habits.
By supporting Optimum Health Solution you can help us to improve the health destiny of our children.
Or, by sending a check payable to
Optimum Health Solution
337 Newton St. #4
Waltham, MA 02453
Or by calling us at (617) 835-2913
With your support, we completed a successful Somerville teacher training program and now are raising funds for inner-city Boston programs.
Thanks to the support of our generous donors, Carlos received the gift of health. Your donation can help kids like Carlos improve their nutrition—giving them the gift of a healthy future.
Betsy Bragg, M.Ed., M.A
Every week was exciting for me; I thoroughly enjoyed reading Betsy’s Eat to Thrive book, learning new concepts, tasting new recipes, and listening to amazing guest speakers that were educational, insightful and fascinating.I plan to teach my own class as a health educator in the future and I feel as though I have the education and skills to do this now. I really enjoyed meeting new people that I feel so close to, and I feel as though doors have opened up for me because of this amazing opportunity. I am committed to nourishing my body, mind and spirit and to help others do the same.
“Improved administrative organizational skills, time-management, and planning .Introduced me to professional website editing. Strengthened newsletter edits. Introduced me to the necessary skills needed to maintain and run a professional business. Introduced me to an alternative vegan diet that provides multiple health benefits”
Strengthened my administrative organizational skills, focusing on tasks such as email correspondence, newsletter editing, and maintaining social networks. Introduced me to educational health standards in regards to writing lesson plans for Real Kids Real Food Introduced me to healthier lifestyle
Introduced me to the vegan & vegetarian world and the health benefits that come from it Showed me the in’s and out’s of a non-profit and all of the hard work that goes into running a business Improved my time management, communication, and organizational skills Enhanced my writing skills through writing the teacher and family tips for the Real Kids Real Food book Developed strong sincere relationships with my supervisor and team members
What Betsy Bragg has done for the future of our children and essentially our planet is beyond words. She has created a connection with our youth through practical and simple ideas that unite families and empower immune systems. The end result is joy, vitality, and a growing respect for all life.
The Eat to Thrive 10 week course has been interesting, thought provoking, and insightful on many levels. Eating a whole foods, plant-based, unprocessed diet and living with gratitude and mindfulness are key to gaining optimal health. Your class demonstrated that very thoroughly through the many personal testimonials and videos. Betsy has been an utter joy, an ideal role model for turning one’s life around, and a patient teacher