Malnutrition and the Older Adult
Thursday, Jan. 23, 11 a.m.
Having trouble eating enough? This class will provide calorie-boosting tips to help older adults consume enough nourishing foods to maintain a healthy weight, strong bones and muscles and overall good health.
All about Chocolate
Thursday, Feb. 13, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
This 30-minute class will review the potential health benefits associated with chocolate and healthy ways to incorporate chocolate into your diet. We’ll also taste-test a variety of chocolates - just in time to enlighten your taste buds before Valentine’s Day! Feel free to bring your lunch. Registration required by Wednesday, Feb 12.
$5 per person
The Mediterranean Diet
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Learn how the Mediterranean Diet can help keep your heart healthy. This class will define the Mediterranean Diet, discuss the health benefits associated with a Mediterranean eating pattern and examine the role of phytochemicals in preventing chronic inflammation.
Eat Smart: Which Foods Are Good for What?
Tuesday, March 4, 11 a.m.
This class will cover popular topics, such as which foods are good for lowering cholesterol, protecting your eyes, staying regular and lowering blood pressure.
Food and Mood
Thursday, March 13, 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
This 30-minute class will teach you how certain foods influence brain chemistry and how you can change the way you eat to improve your mood, memory, energy and sleep quality. Feel free to bring your lunch!
Beyond the Hype: Popular Diets Reviewed
Tuesday, March 25, 5:30p.m
Our dietitian will review poplar diets you’ve heard of and maybe tried, like the Paleo Diet, HCG Diet, Flat Belly Diet, Blood Type Diet, Dukan Diet and more!
All programs will be held at the FirstHealth Health & Fitness-Pinehurst located at 170 Memorial Drive.
For more information or to register for one of the classes, call (910) 715-1800.