This interactive program will introduce 88 to healthy cooking techniques and free online health information resources. Targeting people with obesity, diabetes and other weight-management concerns, a series of three, two-hour sessions will begin with a demonstration of how to prepare at least two recipes for healthy weight loss. A certified chef will show how to use nutritious ingredients and low-fat, low-sodium cooking techniques. Each session will conclude with a thirty-minute computer-based demonstration of how to find reliable health information online, focusing on what is available through MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth, Flipster, MasterFile Premier, and Universal Class. Limited to twenty, participants will receive individualized instruction in healthy cooking and accessing online health information, from two highly qualified professionals.
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