If you are at risk of cardiovascular disease or have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, come learn how to reduce your risk of the disease by keeping your blood pressure and cholesterol within healthier limits and reducing your stress level. Susan Zies, Extension Educator with Ohio State University Extension in Wood County, will offer a series of cooking classes for people with cardiovascular disease or those at risk of the disease and their family members or caretakers.
Million Hearts®: Improving Cardiovascular Health Across Ohio is a series of three classes meeting on Wednesdays, February 3, 10, and 17 from 10:00 am to Noon at the Wood County Extension office located at 639 S. Dunbridge Road in Bowling Green.
Susan Zies along with Bowling Green State University Dietetic students will discuss how to lower sodium, use herbs and spices, reduce saturated and trans-fats and ways to reduce or cope with stress. Class participants will get recipe booklets, watch cooking demonstrations, and taste foods made with less fat, sugar, and salt. Participants will taste main dishes, side dishes, and desserts.
Classes are open to people with Cardiovascular Disease or at risk of Cardiovascular Disease, their family members or caretakers.
There is no fee to attend the class, but pre-registration is required.
To register, please call 419-354-9050 to sign up for the class. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 who sign up. Seating is limited.