UT Extension to hold “Dining with Diabetes” classes - Kingsport Housing & Redevelopment Authority

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UT Extension to hold “Dining with Diabetes” classes

March 27, 2019

Do you have diabetes?

UT Extension will hold “Dining with Diabetes” classes in April. Participants will learn healthy cooking techniques; how to analyze recipes to determine nutritional value; how to identify and monitor the amount of carbohydrates, sodium and fat you’ve eaten; the importance of whole grains in managing diabetes; how to modify recipes to reduce carbohydrates, sodium and saturated fat; how to identify healthy fats; how to identify hidden sources of trans fat; how to use artificial sweeteners; how to prevent food borne illnesses; the importance of physical activity in managing blood sugar; and more.

Three classes will be held, lasting approximately 60 minutes each. Class dates are April 16, April 23 and April 30, from 2 to 3 p.m. each day. The classes will be held at the Ron Ramsey Agricultural Center, 140 Spurgeon Lane, Blountville. Registration has been extended to April 12.

To register, call the UT Extension office at 423-574-1919. Participants will be charged a fee of $5 for all three classes to cover the cost of food and supplies that will be used during the classes.

Last modified: April 8, 2019

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