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Concordia Haven Apartments Hosting Nutrition Classes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Shirley Freyer
Concordia Lutheran Ministries
Tel: 1-724-352-1571 x8266
sfreyer@concordialm.org

Concordia Haven Apartments Hosting Nutrition Classes

Cabot, PA - Concordia Haven Apartments is hosting its monthly nutrition class on July 20 at 2 p.m. at Haven II. The July session topic is fiber and protein and is led by class instructor Ruth Douthett, Concordia dietetic technician, registered.

The classes are held on the third Tuesday of every month (until November) at one of the Haven Apartment buildings and include a wide array of nutritional topics. The cost is $10 per class for those in the community. Haven residents can attend at no cost. The class is held in conjunction with Concordia's "senior college," Concordia Institute for Lifelong Learning.

Heart-healthy refreshments will be available and the sessions are about an hour and a half in length, with time for questions and answers afterwards. For more information or to register for the class, contact Haven Program Director Cathy Questiaux at 724.352.1571, ext 8518. Visit Concordia on the Web at www.concordialm.org.

Session topics by month:

July:Fiber and Protein

Striving for 25 grams of fiber per day/protein for growth and repair of muscles

August: Cancer

Lowering your risk for cancer through diet and nutrition

September: Cholesterol / Triglycerides

Good foods for lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels and discovering the truth about fats

October: Alzheimer's and Dementia

Adopting a "brain healthy" diet to reduce your risk

November: Diabetes

Living a healthy lifestyle for diabetes management and prevention