Diabetes cooking school and survey offered by Alabama Extension

Published 11:30 am Friday, July 13, 2018

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The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is offering a free Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School at the Hayneville Senior Center for senior center participants on Mondays, July 16, 23, 30 and Aug. 6 from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. And Lowndes County residents are asked by Alabama Extension to participate in a grassroots survey.

Learn to prepare delicious meals and snacks to control or prevent diabetes, high blood pressure and other diseases. Learn to choose healthier food at the store, prepare recipes lower in fat, cholesterol, sugar and sodium, portion control, label reading, use various sweeteners, choose carbohydrates wisely and to choose the right fats.

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The classes will be taught by Regional Extension Agent and Registered Dietitian Christina LeVert. Pre-register by calling the Extension office (334) 548-2315 or emailing tshealey@auburn.edu.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome.

In addition, Alabama Extension is asking Lowndes County residents to participate a grassroots survey to find the best ways to utilize research based Alabama Cooperative Extension System programs to help foster growth in areas including: economic development, educational achievement, healthier lifestyles, workforce development, agri-business and tourism, and much, much more.

Please see the survey at this link: https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0BZCySlliFzZr4p.