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Food for Life: The Power of Food for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

Fort Collins, CO
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I'm teaching Food For Life : Diabetes Initiative at Whole Foods Market in Fort Collins. Please find below the details.

Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative
The Power of Food for Diabetes Prevention and Treatment
Diabetes is a major public health problem of epidemic proportions. Eleven percent of the U.S. adult population has diabetes (up from 8 percent in 2007), and nearly one-third of those 65 and older have the disease. Uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to complications from head to toe, including stroke, loss of vision, heart disease, kidney failure, and various problems due to nerve damage and circulatory problems, such as erectile dysfunction or lower-extremity amputation. Research studies have demonstrated that a plant-based nutrition approach reduces the risk of diabetes and can greatly benefit those who have been diagnosed with the disease.

The goal of the Food for Life: Diabetes Initiative program is to empower people who have diabetes and those concerned about developing diabetes, along with their friends and family members with new information and skills. Each class offers a cooking demonstration, and provides samples of delicious, health-promoting dishes, along with a take-home packet of easy and affordable recipes.

Featured Class Topics

Introduction to How Foods Fight Diabetes
The Power of Your Plate and Grocery Cart
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
Designing a Diet for Maximum Weight Control

Class fee - $ 90 for all 4 classes
Food For Life Instructor: Sapna Von Reich
Age: 16+
Th, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11 and 11/18
time - 6:00-8:00 p.m.
for more details and to enroll, please visit­

Please pass this message to family and friends who could benefit from attending these classes.
Sapna Von Reich
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