Banner Casa Grande Medical Center’s free monthly nutrition education classes give participants the knowledge and tools to make better food choices to improve their health. All of the classes will be taught by a registered dietitian.
To register for a class, please call (520) 381-6416. There is no charge for these classes, but space is limited. All classes are held in the Discovery/Encounter rooms.
|Fiber up for Health||Saturday, June 14||9-11 a.m.|
|Nutrition Boot Camp||Monday, July 14||6:30-8:30 p.m.|
|The Healthy Weigh to Weight Loss||Saturday, Aug 9||9-11 a.m.|
|Heart Healthy Nutrition||Monday, Sept. 8||6:30-8:30 p.m.|
|Supermarket Survival||Saturday, Oct. 11||9-11 a.m.|
|Diabetes Overview||Monday, Nov. 10||6:30-8:30 p.m.|
|Eating on the Go||Saturday, Dec. 13||9-11 a.m.|
Topics covered in these classes include:
The Healthy Weigh to Weight Loss:
Learn how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight with healthy food choices, portion control and behavior modification tips.
Living Gluten Free:
Learn what gluten is, how to identify food with gluten, stock a gluten-free kitchen and prepare gluten-free alternatives.
Heart Healthy Nutrition:
Learn how to choose healthy fats, increase fiber and decrease sodium in your diet. Learn about heart smart shopping, label reading, healthy cooking, dining out and meal planning.
Learn the basic skills you need to control your diabetes. Topics to be discussed: What is Diabetes, How to Control Diabetes, Meal Planning, Carbohydrate Counting and more.
Cooking for Health - Quick & Easy Meals:
Learn practical cooking tips to prepare healthy meals at home. Healthy menus and recipes will be featured.
Fiber Up for Health:
Learn the health benefits of fiber, types and sources of fiber and how to incorporate fiber in your daily diet.
Nutrition Boot Camp:
Learn what nourishes you. What you need to know about carbohydrates, fats, protein, vitamins and energy.
Take a virtual tour of the supermarket to learn how to navigate the grocery aisles to find the healthiest foods.
Eating on the Go:
Learn how to make healthy choices while eating in restaurants and fast food establishments.