Heart Fit: Food Matters to the HeartSeptember 9, 2021
What you eat and drink, your activity level, how you cope
with stress and other individual lifestyle factors help determines the
health of your heart. Eating a heart-healthy diet can help to control
aspects of one’s health. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is
offering Heart Fit, which is a class taught to help improve cholesterol
levels and blood pressure control through changes in the diet.
Heart Fit consists of four weekly sessions, and the class will meet from
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Mary Potter Meeting Room located inside
Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center at 800 W. 9th Street in Jasper.
The next class will meet on Thursdays from October 7 – 28, 2021.
The primary focus is to reduce saturated fat intake to lower LDL
(“bad”) cholesterol and keep HDL (“good”) cholesterol up. The
class is facilitated by a Registered Dietitian. Topics covered will
include: nutrition, physical activity, and weigh management for a
Pre-registration is required and the cost is about $20. To register,
please contact Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center’s Diabetes
Education Department at 812-996-5729..
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