September 17; October 16; and December 10, 2014
Speaker: Marda Heuman, RD, LDN – Wegman’s Nutritionist
September 17: Omega 3 benefits are astounding!
Some of the many health benefits include:
– Reduced joint pain and inflammation.
– Improved brain and cognitive function.
– Reduction of blood pressure and cholesterol.
– Improved mood and reduction of depression.
– Reduction of heart attack and stroke.
October 16: Learn all about the benefits of Whole grains!
Whole grains are packed with nutrients including protein, fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and trace minerals (iron, zinc, copper, and magnesium). A diet rich in whole grains has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some forms of cancer.
To help you start reaping the benefits of a diet rich in whole grains, join us for an informative session on how to tell which foods are made of whole grains, along with suggestions on how to fit the recommended servings into your healthy eating plan.
December 10: Living gluten free!
Learn what gluten is, what foods contain it, and who needs to avoid it.