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Maguire’s Health Project

Vegan actor Tobey Maguire helps launch a program to educate and encourage children to eat healthier meals.

On March 22, vegan film superstar Tobey Maguire helped kick-start The Teaching Garden, a new program at Kelso Elementary School in Inglewood, Calif., designed to promote awareness and education about gardening, the need for healthy eating, and how to make conscious food choices. Maguire was joined at the launch party by LA Lakers guard Derek Fisher and volleyball champion Gabrielle Reece. In the past, Maguire has worked with Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to fight for healthier school lunch options under the Healthy School Meals Act and the Child Nutrition Act.

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