In Food for Life Diabetes Initiative classes, you will learn how plant-based diet reduces the risks of diabetes and can greatly benefit those who have been diagnosed with diabetes.
Each class includes a nutrition lecture and informative cooking demonstrations to help participants adopt the suggested changes.
In addition, participants get to taste delicious, affordable dishes in a supportive group setting.
UPCOMING DIABETES INITIATIVE CLASS
Diabetes Prevention & Treatment - How Foods Fight Diabetes
Sunday 11/17 from 12pm-2pm at YMCA Anthony Bowen DC
$40/person for YMCA members
$50/person for non-members
In this class, you will learn the latest science related to how diabetes develops. Fat not sugar plays a prime roll. In addition, you will learn how to incorporate plant-based foods in your meals to help prevent or manage pre-diabetes or diabetes. This class is also great for those caring for others with diabetes. Recipes include: good-enough-for-guests green salad, yes-you-can black bean chili, brown rice and chocolate cherry nirvana smoothie.